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Origin and popularity of the name CHAUVIN

Origin

Chauvin : French: nickname derived from chauve ‘bald’ (from Old French chauf Latin calvus). Compare Shovan and Shover.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 498,819 individuals with the name CHAUVIN on Geneanet.

 

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