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Origin and popularity of the name FOUGERE


Fougere : French (Fougère): topographic name for someone who lived in a place densely grown with ferns from Old French foug(i)ere ‘fern bracken’ (from Late Latin filicaria); or a habitational name from (La) Fougère the name of several places in various parts of France. Compare Fugere.


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

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