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Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsAlmodóvar (Spanish), Almodôvar (Portuguese)

Meaning & History

Habitational name from Almodóvar (Almodóvar del Campo, Almodóvar del Pinar or Almodóvar del Río) in Spain, or from Almodôvar, Portugal. Each of these names come from Arabic المدور (al-mudawwar) meaning "round, circular (place)", referring to a fort or a topographic feature such as a hill.
Added 9/22/2020 by noisynora
Edited 1/4/2024 by Sehentsin and noisynora

See Also

User submissions Almodóvar, Almodôvar