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3/13/2015, 4:18 PM Frollein Gladys move from given name to place name
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Name Anjou
Type Other
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

From the name of the former county/duchy/province centered around the city of Angers in the Loire Valley of western France, which is in the present-day département of Maine-et-Loire. It was the cradle of the House of Plantagenet who ruled England from the twelfth century, of whom the current royal family are descendants. The meaning itself is unknown.
Added 3/31/2011 by erb816