Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. Ho,n,dá(Latin American Spanish) [key]
Other Forms FormsHonda, Jondo
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Meaning & History
Jondá means Slingshot and hole in Spanish and is a surname in some Latin American countries and Americans with Hispanic heritage. It is a Japanized form of the surname Honda. Some Early settlers enhabiting in New Mexico have had that surname. some Californios have also had that surnames (although not as common compared to New Mexico). There is a place in the Santa Cruz mountains called La Honda or Jonda which means the "The Hole, or The Slingshot.