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Origin and popularity of the name LEFEBVRE


Lefebvre : French and Walloon: variant of Lefèvre (see Lefevre). The -b- occurs in this form of the name by reason of hypercorrection influenced by the Latin word faber ‘craftsman’. Compare Bean Lafave Lafavor Lefave Lefeber and Lefebure.

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

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