Plante Family History
Plante Name Meaning
French (mainly Planté): topographic name from planté ‘planted’ (the past participle of the verb planter ‘to plant’) for someone living by an area of planted ground a herb garden shrubbery or more specifically a vineyard. French: topographic name or perhaps a nickname or a metonymic occupational name from plante ‘plant’ in Old French also ‘(nursery) plantation (of trees bushes)’; or a habitational name from Plante the name of several places in the southwestern part of France. Compare Laplante . English (Warwickshire): variant of Plant .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press