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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French (Huguenot) : variant of French Auran, which is probably of Germanic origin.
  • According to family tradition, the Huguenot family of this name which eventually settled in the U.S. fled from France to Holland to escape religious persecution, and then moved to Germany in the 17th century before coming to North America.

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