Goupil Family History
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Goupil Name Meaning
French: nickname for someone with red hair or for a cunning person, from Old French goupil ‘fox’, Late Latin vulpiculus, a diminutive of classical Latin vulpes, a distant cognate of Wolf. This was replaced as a vocabulary word during the Middle Ages by renard, originally a personal name. Compare Reynard, the name borne by the fox in the popular beast tales.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cousin, Goulet, Goffin, Gruel, Bouie, Gouin, Toupin, Gockel, Gil