Lavallee Family History
Lavallee Name Meaning
French and Canadian (Lavallée): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Old French val (Latin vallis), with the definite article la; or a habitational name from any of numerous places called Lavallée. French Canadian: secondary surname, used to distinguish a branch of a family (for example the Paquettes) living in a valley, as opposed to others, for example those living by a river (Paquette dit LaRivière).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press