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Family name origins & meanings

  • French : from the personal name Philippe (see Philip).
  • Someone with the surname Philippe, with the secondary surname <xref>Lafontaine</xref>, from Chartres, France, is documented in 1669 in Beaupré, Quebec. Other bearers of this name came from Normandy; they bear the secondary surnames <xref>Beaulieu</xref>, <xref>Belhumeur</xref>, and <xref>Lebel</xref>.