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Origin and popularity of the name ROUSSEL

Origin

Roussel : French and Breton: nickname for a red-haired man from a diminutive of Old French ro(u)s ‘red’ (see Roux and Leroux).

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

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