Toussaint

Gender: Masculine
Origin: French
Meaning: “all saints.”
(TOO-SAHn)

The name is derived from the French, tous and saint, literally meaning, “all saint.”

The name was usually bestowed on males born on the 1st of November, the Feast of All Saints.

The feminine form is Toussainte.

The name was borne by Toussaint du Breil de Pontbriand (1776-1844), a chouant during the French Revolution. French general, Toussaint Campi (1777-1832). Belgian Mine Ingeneer, Toussaint-Henry-Joseph Fafchamps (b.1783).  Leader of the Haitian Revolt, Toussaint Louverture (1743-1803).

The designated name-day is November 1.

Source:

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/name/toussaint
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