Dumesnil Family History
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Dumesnil Name Meaning
French: from Old French du mesnil ‘from the house’ (from Late Latin mansionile, a diminutive of mansio ‘house’, ‘dwelling’), hence a topographic name denoting someone who lived in an isolated dwelling, or a habitational name for someone from one of the minor places named Le Ménil or Le Mesnil.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press