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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. [ d eh l aa - m OH r aa ]  [key·simplify]
Other Forms Formsde la Mora, dela Mora

Meaning & History

"De la," in several Romance languages (including Spanish and Romanian), means "from." "Mora," in Spanish, translates to "mulberry."

"Mora" might denote places in the Spanish provinces of Albacete, León, , Navarre, Toledo (town of Mora), or Mexican province of Guanajuato (town of Doctor Mora).

"Mora" might represent a toponymic surname for a family who lives or lived where mulberries grow or grew.

"Mora," might be part of an ethnic phrase that means "the Moorish woman's son," from mora "(female) Moor."

Similar surnames: Del Moral, Lamora, Delamar, De Moura, De La Torre, Della Porta.
Added 7/17/2022 by manny_mexican