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Origin and popularity of the name LAMOTTE

Origin

Lamotte : French and Walloon: topographic name for someone who lived by a motte (i.e. a protective mound surrounding a fortified stronghold) a variant of Motte 1 with the definite article la; or a habitational name from any of the places in France and in Belgium (Wallonia) named Lamotte or La Motte. This surname is also found in the Flemish part of Belgium. Compare Lamothe and Delamotte.

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

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