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Origin and popularity of the name PAPILLON


Papillon : 1: French and English: from Old French papillon (from Latin papilio) Middle English papillioun ‘butterfly’ perhaps used as a nickname for a flighty individual.2: Haitian: from the personal name or nickname Papillon which has the same meaning as 1 above.

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

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