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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. /ˈθan/(European Spanish) /ˈsan/(Latin American Spanish)  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsAlmazan

Meaning & History

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".
Added 6/23/2006 by anonymous
Edited 4/3/2020 by HL and Mike C

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User submission Almazan