Aucoin Family History
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Aucoin Name Meaning
from an Old French personal name, Alcuin, of Germanic origin, composed of the elements alh ‘temple’ and win ‘friend’. This name was borne by a famous English scholar and theologian (c. 735–804), an influential figure at the court of Charlemagne. The surname has been assimilated by folk etymology to the French phrase au coin ‘at the corner’. topographic name for someone who lived au coin ‘on the corner (of a street)’ or ‘in a corner (of land)’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press