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Origin and popularity of the name MANCHE

Origin

Manche : 2: French: nickname from Old French manche ‘handle haft’. It is also found in England as a surname of Huguenot origin. See also Manser.1: English: nickname from Middle English maunche manche ‘sleeve’ (Old French manche).

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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