Updated June 9, 2019

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Family name origins & meanings

  • French : topographic name from champeau ‘little field’, or a habitational name from any of various places called Champeaux, for example in Deux-Sèvres, Manche, and Seine-et-Marne.
  • A Champaux or Champoux, also called Jolicoeur, from Périgord was recorded in Bécancour, Quebec, in 1680.