Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. [al.ma.ˈθan], al-ma-THAN (European Spanish), al-ma-SAN (Latin American Spanish)
Other Forms FormsAlmazan
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 6/23/2006
Habitational name demoting someone originally from the municipality of Almazán in Castile and León, Spain. The name itself is derived from Arabic المكان المحصن (al-makān al-ḥiṣn) meaning "the fortified place" or "the stronghold".