Lafayette Family History
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Lafayette Name Meaning
Southern French: diminutive of Lafaye, a topographic name for someone living near a beech tree or beech wood, from Old French fage, variant of fou ‘beech’ (Latin fagus).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lavalette, Lafitte, Laforest, Vallette, Lafuente, Fayette, Malette