Leclerc Family History
Leclerc Name Meaning
French and Walloon: occupational or status name for a member of a minor religious order or for a scholar a variant of French Clerc with fused masculine definite article le. Compare Leclair and Leclere . Altered form of French Auclair . Altered form of French Clair . Altered form of French Petitclerc a compound of Petit ‘small’ and Clerc (see 1 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press