Lafayette

Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #5066 in 2013 and #6133 in 2014.

Famous People

Lafayette Thomas (Singer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: French surname from Occitan, "the little beech tree".

Meaning(s):

-Any of a number of U.S. places named for the Marquis de La Fayette, including a large city in Louisiana.

-Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette (1757 – 1834), a French aristocrat who is considered a national hero in both France and the United States for his participation in the French and American revolutions.

-(US) ( male name -comes from the last names language-), originally in honor of the Marquis.