Defrance Family History
Defrance Name Meaning
French (mainly northern): habitational name with fused preposition de ‘from’ given to someone from France (at the time when the name only applied to those lands belonging to the French king covering only a small part of its current territory) or from Île-de-France (i.e. from a region centered on Paris). Compare France .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press