Croteau Family History
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Croteau Name Meaning
French: of uncertain derivation; perhaps a diminutive of Crotte, a topographical name from Latin crypta ‘grotto’. Since the name Crotte is spelled and pronounced the same as a word meaning ‘excrement’, a family might have welcomed the opportunity to vary it.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Chateau, Groleau, Comeau, Pruneau, Prioleau, Crotteau, Cromer