Marchand Family History
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Marchand Name Meaning
French and English: occupational name for a buyer and seller of goods, from Old French, Middle English march(e)ant, Late Latin mercatans, from Latin mercari ‘to trade’, from merx ‘commerce’, ‘exchange’, ‘merchandise’. In the Middle Ages the term was used mainly to denote a wholesale dealer.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Merchant, Marchal, Marland, Marciante, March, Marchant, Marsland