Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. p˭oo-LEE-dho(Spanish, Latin American Spanish) [key]
Other Forms FormsPulida, Polido
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Meaning & History
Thought to have come through Cuba and Puerto Rico from Burgos, the capital of Castile in northern Spain in the 16th century. The name likely originated there in the 11th century. It means neat, polished, and clean.