Desfosses Family History
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Desfosses Name Meaning
habitational name from any of numerous places named Les Fosses (from Latin fossa ‘hole’, ‘hollow’). This was a secondary surname in Canada, especially for Laspron, but also Lacharité and St. Louis. (Des Fossés): habitational name for someone a place called Les Fossés (from Latin fossates ‘ditches’, ‘trenches’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press