Spanish Submitted Surnames

Spanish names are used in Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries (such as those in South America). See also about Spanish names.
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DE LA VEGA     Spanish
Means "of the meadow", "of the valley" in Spanish.
DELFINO     Italian, Spanish
From the personal name Delfino, from Latin Delphinus, from delphis "dolphin", regarded in medieval times as a symbol of goodness and friendliness.
DELGADILLO     Spanish
Diminutive of Delgado.
DE LIMA     Spanish
"de Lima" is the surname given to the people who lived near the Limia River (Lima in portuguese) on the Province of Ourense, an autonomous community of Galicia, located at the northwest of Spain. The root of the name is Don Juan Fernandez de Lima, maternal grandson to the King Alfonso VI de León (1040-1109).
DEL RÍO     Spanish
Topographic name for someone "from the (del) river or stream (río)".
DEL RIO     Spanish
Means "from the river". Topographic name for someone living near a river or a stream.
DEL ROSARIO     Spanish, Italian
Means of the rosary in Spanish.
DESCALZO     Spanish
It means "barefoot"
DEULOFEU     Catalan
catalan , used in san feliu de guixols
DIEZ     Spanish (Modern)
Son of Diego
DIOLA     Spanish
Derived from the given masculine name Andrea
DOMÈNECH     Catalan
A common Catalan surname, possibly derived from Dominic, Dominique or Domingo.
DO PEREYRO     Galician
Do Pereyro is an apple tree. It is very old surname, dating from the Middle Ages. Do Pereyro comes from Galicia (northern Spain).
DORADO     Spanish
From Spanish dorado, from the verb dorar ‎(“gild, give a golden color”‎).
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.
DOVAL     Galician
From 'do val' meaning 'of the valley. Galician origins.
DURÁN     Spanish
Spanish form of Durante which means "enduring".
EGIA     Basque
EGIARRETA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Arakil.
EGILATZ     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Donemiliaga.
EGUÍLAZ     Basque
Castilianized form of Egilatz.
ELEXALDE     Basque
This indicates familial origin within any of several eponymous localities.
ELGETA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
ELGEZABAL     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zornotza.
ELIO     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese locality.
ELISABELAR     Basque
Meaning prairie or meadow of the church. It's a surname of the christian inspiration.
ELIZABELAR     Basque
The Basque surname Elizabelar or De Elizabelar means "meadow of the church,". It's a surname that belongs to Celtic families. The Basques come from the ancient Celtic ethnic group (Celtic tribe) in the Pyrenees called (named) the baskunes or the barskunes (the people of the above).
ELORTZ     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Noain Elortzibar.
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.
ERASO     Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous Navarrese neighborhoods: Eraso, Municipality of Imotz or Eraso, Municipality of Larraun.
ERRATZURIZ     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous farmhouse in the Navarrese municipality of Baztan.
ERRENTERIA     Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of Renteria.
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.
ESPAILLAT     Catalan, Occitan
Occupational name from Catalan espallat, in an old spelling, or directly from Occitan espaiat, espalhat, past participle of espallar meaning "to winnow", "to separate the wheat from the chaff".
ESPAÑA     Spanish
From the Spanish word for Spain.
ESPARTZA     Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of Esparza.
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]
ESPOTZ     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the Navarrese municipality Artzi’s eponymous neighborhood.
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.
ESTRADA     Spanish
Spanish-Mexican
ETXAGUE     Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous Navarrese localities.
ETXALAR     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
ETXAURI     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
ETXEBERRI     Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous locations: the neighborhood of the municipality of Hernani (in the Comarca of Donostialdea) or the neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Arakil.
ETXEGARAI     Basque
It literally means "hill house".
FÀBREGAS     Catalan
Deriving from any of the places in Barcelona province named Fàbregues, from the plural of Fàbrega. Famous bearer of this surname is Spanish/Catalan footballer Francesc "Cesc" Fàbregas Soler.
FAJARDO     Galician
Topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or in a beech wood, from Late Latin fagea (arbor) meaning "beech (tree)", a derivative of classical Latin fagus meaning "beech".
FARRAGUT     Breton, French, Catalan, American
A Breton-French surname of unknown origin. A notable bearer was American naval flag officer David Farragut (1801-1870), who is known for serving during the American Civil War. His father was of Catalan ancestry... [more]
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]
FERREIROUS     Galician (Latinized, Archaic)
Its meaning is smith. It comes from Galicia (Spain) and north of Portugal.
FERREYRE     Galician
Meaning the goldsmith or the ironsmith.
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.
GABIRIA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
GAINTZA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous municipalities, the one in Leitzaldea or the one in Goierri.
GALARTZA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in Etxebarria, Comarca of Lea-Artibai, the one in Larrabetzu, Comarca of Bilbo, or the one in Aretxabaleta, Comarca of Debagoiena.
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]
GÁLVEZ     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Castilian municipality in the Province of Toledo.
GAMIZ     Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Gasteiz or the one in the municipality of Gamiz-Fika.
GANBOA     Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of Gamboa.
GÁNDARA     Galician
It refers to a type of unproductive wetland, of alluvial origin, rich in gravel and sand.
GARAI     Basque
It literally means ''farmhouse''.
GARATE     Basque
Habitational name from a town called Garate in Basque Country, or topographic name, possibly from a derivative of Basque gara ‘height’, ‘peak’.
GARDEA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Laudio.
GARRO     Basque
Means "place of the flame" in Basque.
GAT     Spanish
The catalan form of "gato" cat
GATO     Spanish
Gato is a Spanish, Portuguese and Galician word for cat.
GAY     Catalan
Probably from the Catalan personal name Gai. (Catalan form of the name Gaius).
GAYANGOS     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the Castilian comarca of Las Merindades.
GERENA     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
GERNIKA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous section of the municipality of Gernika-Lumo.
GINEBRA     Spanish
From the Spanish word ginebra, meaning "gin," possibly ultimately from the Latin iuniperus, meaning "juniper."
GINEL     Catalan
My Great Grandfather's name was Jose Maria Ginel
GODÍNEZ     Spanish
Patronymic from the personal name Godino.
GONGORA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Aranguren in the Navarrese comarca of Iruñerria.
GOÑI     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
GORDILLO     Spanish
Derived from the Spanish pet form of fat, "gordito"
GORRITI     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese locality.
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).
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]
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.
GUARDIOLA     Catalan
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named Guardiola, from guardiola, a diminutive of guàrdia meaning "guard".
GUERRER     Catalan
It literally means "warrior".
GUEVERA     Spanish
means "protector"
GUILLERMEZ     Spanish
Means "son of Guillermo".
GUNDIÁN     Galician
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the parish of Costantín, Baralla or the one in the parish of A Ponte Ulla, Vedra.
GUZMÁN     Spanish
Of uncertain and disputed etymology, probably from a Germanic personal name.
HARO     Spanish (Mexican)
Perhaps a shortened version of the name "de Haro"
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
HENDAIA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the French canton of Hendaia-Hegoko Euskal Itsasbazterra.
HERALDEZ     Spanish (Mexican)
The surname is a variation of Hernando, given birth by an outlaw
HEVIA     Asturian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous parish of the municipality of Siero.
HILARIO     Spanish
From the given name Hilarius.
HORTA     Catalan, Portuguese
Means "garden" (Latin hortus), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosed garden or an occupational name for one who was a gardener.
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".
IARTZA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Abaltzisketa.
IBAIGUREN     Basque
Means "river's edge" from the Basque words ibai, meaning "river" and guren, meaing "edge".
IBÁÑES     Spanish
variant of IBANEZ
IBARGUEN     Basque
Proper, non-Castilianized form of Ibargüen; it indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zeanuri.
IGLESIAS     Spanish
Spanish surname meaning "churches".
ILARRATZA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gasteiz.
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".
INTZUNTZA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Lemoa.
IRAETA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Zestoa.
IRAHETA     Spanish (Latin American)
Variant of Iraeta; a combination ira meaning "fern" and the suffix -eta.
IRALA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the district of Errekalde in the municipality of Bilbo.
IRARRAZABAL     Basque
It means "plain of Cornish heaths".
IRIARTE     Basque
Topographic name for someone who lived between two or more settlements, from Basque iri meaning ‘"settlement", "village" + arte meaning "between".
IRISARRI     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune in the French arrondissement of Baiona.
ISURIETA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Aretxabaleta.
ITXASMENDI     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Zarautz.
IVARS     Basque
Means "Valley" in Basque.
IVORRA     Catalan
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
IZARRA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Gasteiz or the one in the municipality of Urkabustaiz.
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
JOAQUIM     Portuguese, Catalan
From the personal name Joaquim.
JORQUERA     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
JULIO     Spanish
Derived from the forename Julio.
KAREAGA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Barakaldo.
KARKAMU     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gaubea, Province of Araba.
KARRANTZA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality in the Basque Country.
KORTAZAR     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Ispaster.
KRIS     Galician, English
This means a name of goodboy and intellegence.
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)’.
LAKUNTZA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
LANBARRI     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gueñes.
LANDETXO     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Mungia.
LANDIBAR     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Urdazubi.
LANGARIKA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Iruraitz-Gauna.
LANTZIEGO     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
LANUZA     Aragonese
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Sallén de Galligo.
LARDIZABAL     Basque
This indicates familial origin within Lardizabal Palace, a mansion in Segura, Comarca of Goierri.
LARRAGA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Navarrese municipality.
LARRAIN     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Adios.
LARRALDE     Basque
This indicates familial origin within any of several eponymous localities in the former French province of Lapurdi.
LARRAMENDI     Basque
It literally means "mountain grassland".
LARRAÑAGA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the eponymous farmhouse in the municipality of Azpeitia.
LARRAZABAL     Basque, Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Arteaga, Comarca of Arratia-Nerbioi.
LARRION     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Navarrese municipality of Allin.
LASKURAIN     Basque
It literally means "creek of abundant water".
LAVIADA     Asturian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Xixón.
LAZKAO     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous municipality.
LAZO     Spanish (Modern)
Spanish
LEAL     Portuguese, Spanish
Means "loyal" in Portuguese and Spanish. A famous bearer of this surname is Roberto Leal, a very popular singer in Portugal.
LEBRÓN     Galician
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of A Pobra do Brollón.
LECUBARRI     Basque
Noble and old surname from the province of Biscay in the Basque Country, were it was first recorded. It comes from the roots "lek(h)u" meaning "place", and the ending "barri" which means "new" in the Basque language... [more]
LEDO     Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Nickname from ledo meaning ‘happy’, ‘joyful’
LEDO     Catalan
Variant spelling of Lledó, a habitational name from Lledó d’Empordà in Girona province.
LEITE     Portuguese, Galician
Meaning "milk".... [more]
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.
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
LIZÁRRAGA     Basque
Habitational name from any of three places called Lizarraga, in Navarra and Alava and Guipuzcoa provinces, which are named from Basque lizarr (or le(i)zar) "ash tree" and the locative suffix -aga.
LOAIZA     Basque
Topographic name from Basque loa meaning "mud", "mire", with the suffix -tza denoting abundance.
LORÉN     Spanish
A variant of the Spanish personal name Llorente.
LOURENZÁ     Galician
This indicates familial origin within any of various eponymous places in Galicia.
LOYA     Basque, Spanish
From Basque loya meaning "mud."
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.
LUIAONDO     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Aiara.
LUJÁN     Spanish
This is the second last name of Spanish footballer/soccer player Andrés Iniesta.
LUNA     Spanish
From 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.
MAIÀ     Catalan
Habitational name from Maià de Montcal, a village in Girona, or any of several other places named with Maià, which is of pre-Roman origin.
MAINÉ     Catalan
Variant of Mainer.
MAIRENA     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 3 Andalusian localities: Mairena, Municipality of Nevada, Mairena del Alcor, or Mairena del Aljarafe.
MALDONADO     Spanish, Portuguese
From mal donado meaning "badly endowed" (literally, "badly given"). Also used for people originating from the Spanish village of Maldonado.
MANJARRÉS     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Riojan municipality.
MANRESA     Catalan
This indicates familial origin within either of 2 eponymous localities: the municipality or the neighborhood in the municipality of Badalona.
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.
MARCET     Catalan
Marcet is a name that roughly translates to "Seven Seas" or "The Sea and the Sky" in the Catalan language. The name is unusual in the United States but very common in areas of Spain such as Barcelona, and in neighboring France.
MARCHENA     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within either of 4 Andalusian localities or 1 Murcian locality.
MARCO     Spanish, Italian
From the personal name Marco, from Latin Marcus (see Mark).
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]
MATAMALA     Catalan
Town of the Capcir district, in the Northern Catalonia, now part of the Pyrénées-Orientales department in France.
MATHIAS     French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Dutch: from the personal name Mathias (see Matthew).... [more]
MATIAS     Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Czech
Spanish (Matías), Portuguese, and Dutch: from the personal name (see Matthew).... [more]
MATTA     Spanish, Portuguese
Variant of MATA.
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"
MAURI     Italian, Catalan
Patronymic or plural form of Mauro and patronymic name from the personal name Mauri, from Latin Maurus.
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’.
MEJIA     Galician
A very ancient surname, infrequent and widely spread across Spain, mostly in Madrid, Barcelona, Ciudad Real, Valencia, Cuenca, Sevilla and Toledo; and also in Pontevedra, Lugo, Guadalajara, Almería, Granada, Alicante and Málaga.... [more]
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
MENDARTE     Basque
This is a (nearly extinct) Basque surname of Gipuzkoan origin. It is a topographic name for someone who lived near a mountain. (Basque mendi = Mountain, arteko = near/in between)... [more]
MENDIETA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within any of 3 eponymous neighborhoods: the one in the municipality of Ajangiz, the one in the municipality of Lemoa, or the one in the municipality of Artziniega.
MENDIGUREN     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the municipality of Gasteiz.
MENDINUETA     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Itzagaondoa.
MENDIOLA     Basque
Derived from given masculine names Menendo and Andrea
MENDIZABAL     Basque
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of Arratzua-Ubarrundia that the falangists demolished in 1959 to make way for a reservoir.
MENDOSA     Spanish
Variant spelling of Mendoza.
MENESES     Spanish (Caribbean)
Meneses is my maternal grandfather's surname. He was born in Cuba in 1888 but his family came from Spain in the 1800's... [more]
MENGÍBAR     Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
MERCADO     Spanish
From Spanish mercado "market", topographic name for someone living by a market or metonymic occupational name for a market trader.
MERCER     English, Catalan
Occupational name for a trader, from Old French mercier, Late Latin mercarius (an agent derivative of merx, genitive mercis, "merchandise"). In Middle English the term was applied particularly to someone who dealt in textiles, especially the more costly and luxurious fabrics such as silks, satin, and velvet.
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
Derived from the Spanish word mesa meaning "table"; ultimately from Latin mēnsa which also means "table". This surname was used to refer to people who lived on a mesa, a hill that is flat at the top and steep along the sides.
MESÍAS     Spanish, Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish, meaning Messiah.
MIERAS     Catalan
Castilianized form of Mieres, a habitational name from Catalan and Asturian-Leonese Mieres, towns in Catalonia and Asturies.
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).
MIRAMONTES     Spanish
Looker of mountains.
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