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Meaning and Origin of: Blanchard

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Fair-haired

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • French and English : from the French medieval personal name Blancard, Blanchard, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements blank ‘white’, ‘shining’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘brave’.
  • A bearer of this name from the Saintonge region of France appears in the records of Quebec city in 1665; another, from Brittany, was documented in Quebec city in 1665, with the secondary name Belleville.