Nom breton surtout porté dans le Finistère. Il semble s'agir d'un nom de personne qu'on retrouve dans divers toponymes cités par A. Deshayes (voir bibliographie) : Kerfiat à Cléder (29), ou encore Lanfiat à Mahalon (29). Le terme "lann" (= lieu consacré) laisse supposer qu'on a affaire à un nom de saint, mais celui-ci demeure obscur.

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