Lafrance Family History
Lafrance Name Meaning
French: habitational name given to someone from France, at the time when the name only applied to those lands belonging to the French king (excluding many areas of what is now France), or from the Île de France, a region centered on Paris. It was a surname given to soldiers in the feudal period. In French Canada it is a secondary surname, which has also been used alone since 1714. .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press