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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Probably a variant of French Maillard : occupational name for a collector of the tax known as maille (see Maille).
  • Probably a variant of French Maillard : derogatory nickname from a derivative of maillet ‘mallet’.
  • Probably a variant of French Maillard : possibly from the Germanic personal name Magilhard.

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