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Re: Origin of Surname
Posted by: Ghislain Lahaie Date: December 05, 1999 at 17:41:09
In Reply to: Re: Origin of Surname by Susan Lahay of 334

if your family has moved from ireland to a french speaking area, i.e. Canada, it is possible that the original Irish name has been ''francisized'', as many Irish catholics have done after coming to french canada in the 1600's

For instance, my surname is Lahaie, and I believed my whole life it was french in origin, until I learned my familly name used to spell Lahe (Lahey) and that the familly came from Ireland.

Keep looking both ways.


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