Lapointe Family History
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Lapointe Name Meaning
French: apparently a nickname for a soldier, from Old French pointe ‘point (of a lance)’. Compare Lance. In Canada this is recorded as a secondary surname (from 1693 in Montreal), which has also been used independently since 1710.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Laporte, Labonte, Laprise, Lavoie, Lajoie, Pointer, Laconte, Leconte