Surnames Categorized "Nicaraguan presidents"

This is a list of surnames in which the categories include Nicaraguan presidents.
Alfaro Spanish
Originally denoted someone who was from the city of Alfaro in La Rioja, Spain. It is possibly derived from Arabic meaning "the watchtower".
Cárdenas Spanish
From the name of towns in the Spanish provinces of Almería and La Rioja. They are derived from Spanish cárdeno "blue, purple".
Chaves Portuguese, Spanish
From the name of a Portuguese city, derived from the Roman name Flavius (being named for the emperor Vespasian, whose family name was Flavius).
Díaz Spanish
Means "son of Diego" in Spanish.
Estrada Spanish
Spanish form of Street.
García Spanish
From a medieval given name of unknown meaning, possibly related to the Basque word hartz meaning "bear". This is the most common surname in Spain.
Guerrero Spanish
Means "warrior" in Spanish, an occupational name for a soldier. It is derived from Late Latin werra "war", of Germanic origin.
Guzmán Spanish
From the name of the town of Guzmán in Burgos, Spain. The town's name itself may be derived from an old Visigothic given name, from the Germanic elements *gautaz "a Geat" and *mannô "person, man".
Machado Portuguese, Spanish
Denoted a person who made or used hatchets, derived from Spanish and Portuguese machado "hatchet", both from Latin marculus "little hammer".
Martínez Spanish
Means "son of Martín" in Spanish.
Ortega Spanish
From a Spanish place name (belonging to various villages) derived from ortiga "nettle".
Reyes Spanish
Spanish variant of Rey 1.
Rivas Spanish
Spanish form of Riva.
Román Spanish
From the given name Román.
Santos Portuguese, Spanish
Means "saint" in Portuguese and Spanish, ultimately from Latin sanctus. This was a nickname for a pious person.
Vargas Spanish, Portuguese
Means "slope, flooded field, pastureland" or "hut", from the Spanish and Portuguese dialectal word varga.
Vicente Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Vicente.
Zavala Spanish
Variant of Zabala.