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Origin and popularity of the name LAFOSSE

Origin

Lafosse : 1: French and Walloon: topographic name for someone who lived by a ditch a variant of Fosse 2 with fused feminine definite article la; or a habitational name from La Fosse the name of several places mainly in the north of France and in Belgium (Wallonia). This surname is also found in the Flemish part of Belgium. Compare Delafosse.2: Shortened form of French Delafosse.

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

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    Variants of name LAFOSSE

    la FOSSE LAFOCE LAFAUSSE