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Origin and popularity of the name FLOTTE


Flotte : 1: Altered form of American French Flot 1 and possibly also of the same French or Breton surname (see Flot 2 and 3). Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. Compare Flott.2: In some cases possibly also French (Flotté): topographic name derived from the Old French verb floter ‘to irrigate’.3: In some cases possibly also French: habitational name from a place called (La) Flotte.

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

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