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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : from a Germanic personal name, based on badu- ‘battle’.
  • French : metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of (bom)basin, a kind of cheap cotton cloth (Italian bombagine).
  • French : A bearer of this name from Normandy, France, is documented in Quebec City in 1654.

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