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Origin and popularity of the name DELAFOSSE

Origin

Delafosse : French: variant of Lafosse 1 with fused preposition de ‘from’. As a topographic name it means literally ‘from the ditch’. Compare Delfosse and Lafosse 2.

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

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