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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Spanish
Other Forms FormsAlcala, Alcalà, Arcala

Meaning & History

Derived from numerous towns with this name (fortified villages during the Moorish occupation of Spain), derived from Arabic القلعة (al-qalʿah) meaning "fortress, fortification, citadel".
Added 10/23/2021 by General9696
Edited 8/2/2022 by General9696

See Also

User submission Alcala