Skip to main content

Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : of disputed origin. Morlet describes it as a habitational name from a place so named in Loire; Dauzat, on the other hand, says it comes from an Old French word meaning ‘devil’ or ‘small change’, presumably applied as a nickname.

Join the Family

Your partner in parenting from baby name inspiration to college planning.