Lapierre Family History
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Lapierre Name Meaning
French: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of stony soil or by a large outcrop of rock, from Old French pierre ‘stone’, ‘rock’ (Latin petra, from Greek), with the definite article la, or a habitational name from various places named Lapierre or La Pierre, with the same meaning. It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a quarryman or stone carver. In the U.S. it is often translated as Stone.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pierre, La Pietra, Laporte, Labarre, Lanier, La Torre, Laquerre