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Pleasance : 1: a French form of the name of Piacenza in Italy earlier Latin Placentia ‘place of pleasure ease’. Examples without the preposition ‘de’ may belong under (2). 2: from the female personal names Plaisance (Old French plaisance ‘pleasure’) or Plaisant (Old French plaisant ‘pleasing’).


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

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