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Origin and popularity of the name LAVAL


Laval : French: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley Old French val (originally feminine later masculine; see Val compare Lavallee) or a habitational name from Laval the name of several places in various parts of France ultimately derived from Latin vallis ‘valley’.

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

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