Meaning and Origin of: Billard

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : from a short form of the personal nameRobillard, a derivative of Robert.
  • French : from the Germanic personal name Bilhard, composed of the elementsbil ‘sword’ + hard ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’. The spelling has been influenced by Old French bille ‘piece of wood’, ‘stick’. Compare Billet 2.