Blanchard

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Blanchard is a French family name. It is also used as a given name.

It derives from the Old French word blanchart which meant "whitish, bordering upon white". It is also an obsolete term for a white horse.[1]

Geographical distribution[edit]

As of 2014, 42.3% of all known bearers of the surname Blanchard were residents of France (frequency 1:1,117), 36.3% of the United States (1:7,073), 8.7% of Canada (1:3,021), 3.5% of England (1:11,189), 1.7% of Haiti (1:4,397), 1.2% of Vietnam (1:56,908) and 1.1% of Australia (1:15,892).

In France, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:1,117) in the following regions:

In Canada, the frequency of the surname was higher than national average (1:3,021) in the following provinces:[2]

Surname[edit]

Wikipedia articles about people with the surname Blanchard:

Given name[edit]

Wikipedia articles about people with the given name Blanchard:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "blanchard". Oxford English Dictionary Online. Oxford University Press. June 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
  2. ^ Blanchard surname distribution