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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French, English, and Scottish : habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Vaux, from the Old French plural of val ‘valley’.
  • A Vaux from the Berry region of France is documented in Beaupré, Quebec, in 1666.

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