Central American Submitted Surnames

Central American names include those from Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
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DORADO Spanish
From dorado "golden" (from Late Latin deaurare "to gild", from aurum "gold"), probably applied as a nickname to someone with golden hair.
DOS SANTOS Portuguese, Spanish
From a Spanish and Portuguese name applied originally to a child born or baptized on All Saints' Day (from Spanish and Portuguese, literally "of the saints"). A famous bearer of this surname is Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
DRAMIS Italian, Spanish (Latin American)
Not just a surname in Italy; it can also be found in Argentina and Brazil.... [more]
DURÁN Spanish
Spanish form of DURANTE which means "enduring".
ENCARNACIÓN Spanish
Means "incarnation" in Spanish. This is given in reference to the Incarnation of Jesus in the womb of the Virgin Mary (see ENCARNACIÓN).
ENCIÑIAS Spanish
Derives from Spanish heritage and culture. Other spellings of the name of ENCIÑIAS may be Encinas, Encinias, Encinitas etc.
ENRÍQUEZ Spanish
Means "son of ENRIQUE" in Spanish.
ESCAÑUELA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
ESCOBAR Spanish
A topographic name from a collective form of escoba, meaning 'broom' (from the late Latin, scopa), or a habitational name from either of two minor places in Santander province called Escobedo.
ESPAÑA Spanish
From the Spanish word for Spain.
ESPINAL Spanish
Spanish: from any of numerous fields named Espinal or Espinar, from a collective of espina ‘thorn’.
ESPINOSA DE LOS MONTEROS Spanish
Originating in northern Spain in the Espinosa de los Monteros municipality, it has various meanings. One meaning is that it was the surname of hidalgos who lived in Espinosa and helped the nobles get on their horses... [more]
ESPÍRITU Spanish
From a short form of Spanish del Espíritu Santo meaning "of the Holy Spirit, of the Holy Ghost" (Latin Spiritus Sanctus), which was the second part of religious compound names formed from the bearer's given name and del Espíritu Santo... [more]
ESPIRITU Spanish (Filipino)
Unaccented form of ESPÍRITU primarily used in the Philippines.
ESTES Welsh, Spanish, English
a popular surname derived from the House of Este. It is also said to derive from Old English and have the meaning "of the East." As a surname, it has been traced to southern England in the region of Kent, as early as the mid-16th century.
FELICIANO Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From a medieval personal name (Latin Felicianus, a derivative of FELIX). The name was borne by a number of early saints, most notably a 3rd-century bishop of Foligno and apostle of Umbria.
FERNANDEZ Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of FERNÁNDEZ primarily used in America and the Philippines.
FERRANDO Italian, Spanish
This surname can be derived from a given name (thus making it a patronymic surname) as well as from a nickname (thus making it a descriptive surname). In the case of a patronymic surname, the surname is derived from the medieval masculine given name Ferrando, which was in use in both Italy and Spain during the Middle Ages... [more]
FIGUEROA Spanish
Habitational name from any of the places in Galicia named Figueroa, from a derivative of figueira, meaning "fig tree."
FONTAÑEZ Spanish
From the Latin fons meaning "fountain."
FRANQUEZ Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese for "son of Franco."
FUENMAYOR Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Riojan municipality.
FUENSALIDA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
FULCAR Spanish (Latin American)
Most common in the Dominican Republic.
GALÍNDEZ Spanish
Patronymic from the personal name GALINDO.
GALINDO Spanish, Aragonese
From the medieval personal name Galindo, of predominantly Aragonese origin and distribution, but of unknown etymology.
GALL Spanish
In fact it is Catalan. See italian Gall... [more]
GALLEGOS Spanish
Derived from Spanish gallego meaning "Galician", denoting someone originally from the region of Galicia in northeastern Spain.
GÁLVEZ Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Castilian municipality in the Province of Toledo.
GAMIAO Spanish (Modern, ?)
from a Basque nickname means "good member"
GAT Spanish
The catalan form of "gato" cat
GATO Spanish
Gato is a Spanish, Portuguese and Galician word for cat.
GAVILÁN Spanish
It literally means "Eurasian sparrowhawk".
GAYANGOS Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the Castilian comarca of Las Merindades.
GERENA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
GINEBRA Spanish
From the Spanish word ginebra, meaning "gin," possibly ultimately from the Latin iuniperus, meaning "juniper."
GODÍNEZ Spanish
Patronymic from the personal name Godino.
GONZAGA Spanish, Portuguese
Habitational name for someone from a location called Gonzaga in Mantua, Italy. This was the name of an Italian family that ruled Mantua from 1328 to 1708.
GORDILLO Spanish
Derived from the Spanish pet form of fat, "gordito"
GRANADO Spanish
Nickname from Spanish granado "mature", "experienced", "distinguished".
GRANADO Spanish
Occupational name for a grower or seller of pomegranates, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a pomegranate tree, from granado "pomegranate tree" (cf. GARNETT).
GRANADOS Spanish
Occupational name for a grower or seller of pomegranates, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a pomegranate tree, from granado "pomegranate tree" (cf. GARNETT).
GRANDA Spanish
Spanish form of the surname Grand.
GRANDE Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Nickname for someone of large stature, from grande "tall, large".
GRAÑÓN Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Riojan municipality.
GRIEGO Spanish
Means "from Greece" in Spanish
GUAJARDO Spanish
Spanish: unexplained. Perhaps a habitational name from a place so named in Estremadura. This name is common in Argentina, Chile, and Mexico. ... [more]
GUARDADO Spanish
The surname Guardado means save, protect, and guard in Spanish
GUÀRDIA Catalan, Spanish, Italian
Catalan, Spanish, and Italian from Catalan guàrdia, Spanish and Italian guardia ‘guard’, ‘watch’, a topographic name for someone who lived by a watch place, an occupational name for a member of the town guard, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places named (La) Guardia.
GÜERO Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
A given nickname in latin America of a person with light features.... [more]
GUEVERA Spanish
means "protector"
GUZMAN Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of GUZMÁN used mainly in America and the Philippines.
HAY English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Frisian
Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, Middle English hay(e), heye(Old English (ge)hæg, which after the Norman Conquest became confused with the related Old French term haye ‘hedge’, of Germanic origin)... [more]
HENARES Spanish
Derived from the Celtic form of "brave". Also is the name of many towns (Alcala de Henares, Espinosa de Henares, Tortola de Henares...) and a river
HERNANDEZ Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of HERNÁNDEZ primarily used in America and the Philippines.
HIGUAÍN Spanish (Rare), Basque (Spanish)
Derived from the Basque surname Iguain, of uncertain origin.
HILARIO Spanish
From the given name HILARIUS.
HUIDOBRO Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Castilian municipality of Los Altos.
HURTADO Spanish
Derived from the Spanish word hurtar, meaning "to steal".
ILLESCAS Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
INFANTE Spanish
From infante literally "child", but in Spain also a title borne by the eldest sons of noblemen before they inherited, and in particular by the son of the king of Castile; thus the surname probably originated either as a nickname for one of a lordly disposition or as an occupational name for a member of the household of an infante.
INIESTA Spanish
Possibly from iniesta meaning "leafhopper".
ISSAC English, Spanish
From the given name ISSAC.
JARA Spanish
Habitational name any of the various places in southern Spain named Jara or La Jara, from jara meaning "rockrose", "cistus".
JARAMILLO Spanish
Spanish habitational name from either of two places in the Burgos province: Jaramillo de la Fuente or Jaramillo Quemada.
JAREÑO Basque (Modern), Spanish
Perhaps "who lives among the rockroses".
JEREMIAS Jewish, Spanish
Derived from the Hebrew given name JEREMIAH
JORQUERA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
JUAN Spanish
From the given name JUAN.
JUANEZ Spanish
Means “son of JUAN
JULIO Spanish
Derived from the forename JULIO.
JURADO Spanish, Portuguese
Occupational name for any of various officials who had to take an oath that they would perform their duty properly, from jurado "sworn", past participle of jurar "to swear" (Latin iurare).
KRAHE German, Spanish
From the German word Krähe, meaning "crow".... [more]
LABRADOR Spanish, Portuguese, Filipino
From the root word "labora" meaning labor or work. This means laborer or worker but often associated to farmers as in San Isidro Labrador
LACERDA Portuguese, Spanish
Nickname for someone with remarkably thick or long hair, or with an unusually hairy back or chest. From Spanish and Portuguese la cerda ‘the lock (of hair)’.
LAGUNA Spanish
Habitational name for someone from any of the various locations in Spain named Laguna meaning "lake, pond" in Spanish.
LAINEZ Spanish
patronymic from the personal name Laín.
LANEZO Spanish
Means "Lanezo's street" from Basque abas "Lanezo" and kale "street".
LARRAZABAL Basque, Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Arteaga, Comarca of Arratia-Nerbioi.
LAURA Spanish
Of uncertain origin; in some cases, it is possibly a habitational name from a place named Laura.
LEAL Portuguese, Spanish
Means "loyal" in Portuguese and Spanish. A famous bearer of this surname is Roberto Leal, a very popular singer in Portugal.
LEDO Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Nickname from ledo meaning ‘happy’, ‘joyful’
LEGASPI Spanish (Filipino)
Hispanicised form of LEGAZPI.
LEMÕNS Spanish (Rare)
Variant of Lemons.
LEÓN Spanish
Refers to a person from León, Spain. Which was derived from the regions' original Latin name "Legio" meaning Legion.
LEONADO Spanish
The color tawny which is an orange, brown color. This descriptive surname was given to the Filipino people by the Spanish when the Philippines was colonized.
LEONARDO Italian, Spanish, German
Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese from the Germanic personal name LEONHARD, formed from the elements leo ‘lion’ + hard, ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; this was an early medieval saint’s name (see LEONARD).
LEONES Spanish
from the spanish term "leon" meaning lion or puma.... [more]
LICONA Spanish
Habitational name from a place called Likoa in Basque Country.
LIMON Spanish
An occupational name for a grower or seller of the fruit.
LIMONES Spanish
Variant of LIMON.
LINDE German, Dutch, Jewish, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous lime tree, from Middle High German, Dutch linde, Scandinavian lind. There are several places, especially in North Germany, named with this word... [more]
LIZ Spanish
History unknown; surname known in the Dominican Republic
LORÉN Spanish
A variant of the Spanish personal name Llorente.
LORENZO Italian, Spanish
Lorenzo is an Italian and Spanish surname of Latin origin.... [more]
LOYA Basque, Spanish
From Basque loya meaning "mud."
LOZANO Spanish
Means "healthy, exuberant, lively" in Spanish, originally used as a nickname for an elegant or haughty person.
LUCERO English, Spanish
The surname "Lucero" was derived from English conquerers who came from England, most likely someone who worked for a king or queen. The term Lucero refers to a "star" or "light carrier" when the English traveled to Spain, the Spanish people gave them the name "Lucero" but earlier was spelled with an "s or Lusero"... [more]
LUCÍA Spanish, Italian
From the feminine personal name LUCIA, feminine derivative of Latin lux meaning "light".
LUGO Spanish
Galician and Spanish habitational name from Lugo, a city in Galicia. This was a Roman settlement under the name of Lucus Augusti ‘grove or wood of Augustus’, but that may have been no more than an adaptation of an earlier name derived from that of the Celtic god Lugos.
LUJÁN Spanish
This is the second last name of Spanish footballer/soccer player Andrés Iniesta.
LUNA Spanish
Indicates someone who originally inhabited one of the various locations named Luna in the provinces of Zaragoza, Araba, or Lleón in Spain. The name itself is derived from Latin lūna meaning "moon".
MACARRO Spanish
From the verb Macar meaning 'to bruise'
MADERA Spanish
describing someone who lived or worked in a forest. the word Madera means "wood" in Spanish. Spanish meaning of surname WOOD
MADRIGAL Spanish
"Madrigal" comes from from the Venetian madregal "simple, ingenuous," from Late Latin matricalis "invented, original," literally "of or from the womb," from matrix (gen. matricis) "womb."
MADRIZ Spanish, Catalan
patronymic surname meaning "son of Madrileño"; given to a person that came from Madrid, Spain.
MADROÑERO Spanish
It literally means "strawberry farmer".
MAESTRE Portuguese, Spanish
Occupational name from old Spanish and Portuguese maestre meaning 'master', 'master craftsman', 'teacher'.
MAGAÑA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Castilian municipality.
MAIRENA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 Andalusian localities: Mairena, Municipality of Nevada, Mairena del Alcor, or Mairena del Aljarafe.
MANJARRÉS Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Riojan municipality.
MANUEL Spanish, Portuguese, French, German
Derived from the given name MANUEL.
MANUEL Catalan, Spanish
Possibly also a habitational name from Manuel in Valencia province.
MAQUEDA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous localities: the Manchego municipality or the neighborhood of the Andalusian municipality of Málaga.
MARCHANT French, English, Spanish
Variant of MARCHAND, from French marchand meaning "merchant, mercantile". Though it is of French origin, it was transferred into the Spanish-speaking world, especially Chile, by French invasion of the Iberian Peninsula.
MARCHENA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 4 Andalusian localities or 1 Murcian locality.
MARCIANO Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Derived from the given name MARCIANO
MARCO Spanish, Italian
From the personal name Marco, from Latin Marcus (see MARK).
MARIANO Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the personal name MARIANO
MARMOLEJO Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
MARRERO Italian, Spanish
Maker of spades or hoes. Marra spade
MARROQUIN Spanish
Spanish or Portuguese
MARTELLE English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese
English and German: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of MARTIN or MARTA.... [more]
MARTINIEN Spanish (Latin American)
A rare Latin American form of Martinez or Martin, meaning "Warring" or "At war"
MARZON Spanish
Is a portmanteau of the words mar, meaning sea, and corazon, meaning heart.
MATARAZZO Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan
A habitational name derived from any of numerous places in Portugal and Spain named Mata, from the Spanish word "mata," meaning "wood," or "a forest." See MATA
MATHIAS French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Dutch: from the personal name MATHIAS (see MATTHEW).... [more]
MATIAS Filipino, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Czech (Americanized)
Spanish (Matías), Portuguese, and Dutch: from the personal name (see MATTHEW).... [more]
MAULEON Spanish (Archaic)
All I know is that there is a place in spain "Basque Country" that their town, apartments, holtes are named Mauleon. The language spoken is Basque a form of "Spanish and French"
MAYORGA Spanish
habitational name, taken on from the place name Mayorga in Valladolid province of Castile.
MEDRANO Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Riojan municipality.
MEJIA Spanish
Spanish (Mejía): probably from a religious byname (possibly under Jewish influence), from a vernacular form of Latin, Greek Messias ‘Messiah’, from Hebrew māšīaḥ ‘anointed’.
MELGAR Spanish
Topographical name for someone who lived by a field of lucerne, Spanish melgar (a collective derivative of mielga 'lucerne', Late Latin melica, for classical Latin Medica (herba) 'plant' from Media).
MELGOSA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 Castilian municipalities, Melgosa de Burgos or Melgosa de Villadiego. It could also indicate familial origin within the Manchego municipality La Melgosa.
MELILLO Spanish, Italian
describing someone who worked on an apple orchard,harvesting and selling apples from the italian mela
MENDOSA Spanish
Variant spelling of MENDOZA.
MENGÍBAR Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
MERCADO Spanish
Topographic name for someone living by a market or metonymic occupational name for a market trader, from Spanish mercado meaning "market".
MERINO Spanish
"Merino" where a kind of medieval judges in the kingdoms of Castille and Navarre (nowadays Spain). Besides solving controversies among the people, could have some role in the organization of their territories.... [more]
MESA Spanish
Habitational name for someone from any of the various locations in Spain called Mesa meaning "table" or "mesa" in Spanish (referring to a flat area of land).
MESÍAS Spanish, Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish, meaning Messiah.
MESTANZA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
MIER Spanish, Dutch, English (American)
As a Spanish name relates to late summer and means "harvest" or "ripened".... [more]
MIGUEL Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name MIGUEL.
MIJANGOS Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Castilian municipality of Merindad de Cuesta Urria.
MILÁN Spanish
Nickname from milán "kite" (the bird of prey).
MIQUELETOS Spanish
From the Spanish given name MIGUEL.
MIRAMONTES Spanish
Looker of mountains.
MIRANDA Spanish, Portuguese, Jewish
Habitational name from any of numerous places in Spain and Portugal called Miranda. The derivation of the place name is uncertain; it may be of pre-Roman origin, or from Latin miranda "view, outlook".
MOCLIN Spanish
A town positioned outside of Granada and Toledo Spain, its current occupants number in the thousands. But, 700’s this town was positioned in a mist of sprawling Moorish control. And, for the next 800 years, it was the epic center of Europe’s culture and medicine... [more]
MONDRAGÓN Spanish
From the name of a town in Basque County, Spain, which is derived from Latin mons draconis meaning "dragon mountain".
MONDRAGON Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of MONDRAGÓN chiefly used in America and the Philippines.
MONTEBLANCO French, Spanish
Originally from France "Mont Blanc" but translated when arrived in Spain.
MONTEMAYOR Spanish
Habitational name from any of several places called Montemayor, from monte meaning "mountain" + mayor meaning "main", "larger", "greater", in particular in the provinces of Cordova, Salamanca, and Valladolid.
MONTENEGRO Spanish, Portuguese
Habitational name for someone originally from any of the various locations in Spain and Portugal named Montenegro, from Spanish and Portuguese monte meaning "mountain, hill" and negro meaning "black".
MONTES Spanish
Derived from Spanish monte "mountain".
MONTES DE OCA Spanish
Spanish surname meaning "mounts of goose".
MONTIEL Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
MONTOYA Spanish, Basque
meaning "mountain"... [more]
MONZON Spanish
Habitational name from Monzón, a place in Uesca province, which is probably named from Latin montione ‘big mountain’.
MORATALLA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Murcian municipality.
MOROS Spanish
Habitational name from Moros in Zaragoza province, so named from the plural of moro ‘Moor’, i.e. ‘the place where the Moors live’.
MOYANO Spanish
Habitational name for someone from Moya, from an adjectival form of the place name.
MURCIA Spanish
Habitational name from the city Murcia.
NÁJERA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Riojan municipality.
NARANJO Spanish
Topographic name for someone who lived by an orange grove, from Spanish naranjo ‘orange tree’ (from naranja ‘orange’, Arabic nāránjya), or a habitational name from a place named Naranjo in A Coruña and Códoba provinces... [more]
NATAL Portuguese, Spanish
From the personal name Natal (from Latin Natalis), bestowed on someone born at Christmas or with reference to the Marian epithet María del Natal.
NATIVIDAD Spanish
From the personal name Natividad "nativity, Christmas", from Latin nativitas "birth", genitive nativitatis, usually bestowed with reference to the Marian epithet María de la Natividad... [more]
NAVAS Spanish
Pural form of Spanish and Asturian-Leonese Nava (see also Naves).... [more]
NEGRO Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Jewish
Nickname or ethnic name from negro "black" (Latin niger), denoting someone with dark hair or a dark complexion.
NEGRO Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Jewish
From a medieval continuation of the Latin personal name Niger.
NEGRON Spanish, Italian
This surname is a most likely variant of the word and name Negro.
NESSIM Spanish, Jewish, Hebrew
Hebrew for 'miracles'. Name was originally Bar-Nisim; 'Children of the Miricle'
NIÑO Spanish
Nickname from Spanish niño meaning "child", "boy". This was often given to a first-born son as a familiar name.
OBREGÓN Spanish
Spanish habitational name from Obregón in Santander province.
OCAÑA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
OCASIO Spanish
Possibly from the Spanish word ocaso, meaning "sunset, dusk".
OCÓN Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either the eponymous Riojan municipality or the Ocón de Villafranca neighborhood of the Castilian municipality of Villafranca Montes de Oca.
OROZCO Spanish, Basque
Comes from the Bilbao province in the Basque region of Spain.
ORZABAL Spanish
Used by Roland Orzabal.
OSEGUERA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Castilian municipality of Valle de Mena.
OTERO Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Castilian municipality.
PACANA Spanish
From pacana meaning "pecan", "pecan tree", a word of Algonquin origin. This surname is also found in the Philippines.
PACHECO Spanish, Portuguese
1.Spanish and Portuguese: from a personal name of uncertain, possibly pre-Roman, origin.... [more]
PADILLA Spanish
Habitational name from any of the various minor places, for example in the provinces of Burgos, Guadalajara, and Valladolid, named from Spanish padilla ‘frying pan’, ‘breadpan’ (Latin patella, a diminutive of patina ‘shallow dish’), a word which was commonly used in the topographical sense of a gentle depression.
PAGÁN Spanish
Castilianized spelling of Catalan Pagà, from the Late Latin personal name Paganus, which originally meant "dweller in an outlying village" (see PAINE).
PALACIO Spanish
Palacio is derived from the Spanish word "palaciao," meaning a "palace," and as a surname, was no doubt taken on by someone who lived near a palace or mansion, or perhaps by someone who worked there.
PALMA Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, and southern Italian: habitational name from any of various places named or named with Palma, from Latin palma ‘palm’. ... [more]
PARDO Spanish (Latin American)
Originally a nickname for someone with dark hair or complexion... [more]
PASTRANA Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
PAZ Spanish
Spanish surname meaning ''peace''.
PEDROSA Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, Galician
Habitational name from any of numerous places named Pedrosa, from pedroso, pedrosa meaning "stoney", an adjectival derivative of pedra meaning "stone".
PEEBLES Scottish, Spanish (?)
Habitational name from places so named in Scotland. The place names are cognate with Welsh pebyll "tent, pavilion".
PELLICER Spanish
Spanish variant of PELLETIER
PEÑALVER Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
PEÑARANDA Spanish
Habitational name from places in Burgos and Salamanca named Peñaranda.
PENNILOPE Spanish (Latin American)
Pennilope is a type of surname. It is a type of bike aswell it is almost like a tricycle with 2 sets of stabilisers.
PERALTA Catalan, Spanish, Aragonese
Habitational name from any of the places in Aragon, Catalonia, and Navarre called Peralta, from Latin petra alta "high rock". This name is also established in Italy.
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