Last name origins & meanings:
- French: from Old French racine ‘root’; a metonymic
occupational name for a grower or seller of root vegetables, or a
nickname for a tenacious and stubborn man. It is frequently found
translated as Root.
- A Racine from Normandy, France, was first documented in Quebec City in 1638;
the secondary surnames Noyer and Ste-Marie are later attested.
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