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Origin and popularity of the name SURPRENANT

Origin

Surprenant : French Canadian: altered form under the influence of the French vocabulary word surprenant ‘surprising’ of French Supernant a topographic name denoting a dwelling above a valley or stream (from Latin super above + Gaulish nant ‘valley stream’). Compare Supernaw Suprenant and Surprise.

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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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Geographic distribution of the 13,382 individuals with the name SURPRENANT on Geneanet.

 

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