Catalan Surnames

Catalan names are used in Catalonia in eastern Spain, as well as in other Catalan-speaking areas including Valencia, the Balearic Islands, and Andorra.
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ABELLÓ Catalan
From the Latin given name Abellio, which may have been derived from the name of a Pyrenean god.
AGRAMUNT Catalan
Originally denoted a person from the town of Agramunt, Spain. It means "field hill" in Catalan.
ALBERT English, French, Catalan, Hungarian, Romanian, German
Derived from the given name ALBERT.
ANDREU Catalan
From the given name ANDREU.
BERNAT Catalan
Derived from the given name BERNAT.
BLANXART Catalan
Catalan form of BLANCHARD.
BOSCH (2) Catalan
Catalan cognate of BOSCO.
BOVER Catalan
Catalan cognate of BOVE.
CARDONA Catalan
From the name of a town in Catalonia, of uncertain meaning.
CASTELL Catalan
Catalan cognate of CASTLE.
COSTA Portuguese, Italian, Catalan
Means "riverbank, slope, coast" in Portuguese, Italian and Catalan, ultimately from Latin meaning "side, edge".
FERRER Catalan
Catalan cognate of FERRARI.
GREC Catalan
Catalan cognate of GRECO.
JORDÀ Catalan
Derived from the given name JORDÀ.
MARTÍ Catalan
Derived from the given name MARTÍ.
MAS (1) Catalan
Means "farmhouse" in Catalan.
MATA Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan
From Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan mata meaning "trees, shrubs", possibly from Late Latin matta meaning "reed mat".
MATEU Catalan
Derived from the given name MATEU.
MOLES Catalan
From Catalan mola meaning "millstone".
NOGUERA Spanish, Catalan
Spanish and Catalan form of NOGUEIRA.
OLIVER English, Catalan, German, French
Derived from the given name OLIVER.
ORIOL Catalan
From Catalan or meaning "gold", originally a nickname for a person with blond hair.
PETIT French, Catalan, English
Means "small, little" derived from Old French and Catalan petit. It was perhaps used for a short, small person or to denote the younger of two individuals.
PORRA Catalan
Variant of PORRAS.
PORRAS Spanish, Catalan
From a nickname meaning "club" in Spanish and Catalan, ultimately from Latin porrum meaning "leek".
PUIG Catalan
Catalan cognate of POGGIO.
QUINTANA Spanish, Catalan
Originally indicated someone who lived on a piece of land where the rent was a fifth of its produce, from Spanish and Catalan quintana "fifth", from Latin quintus.
REY (1) English, Spanish, French, Catalan
Means "king" in Old French, Spanish and Catalan, ultimately from Latin rex (genitive regis), perhaps originally denoting someone who acted like a king.
ROIG Catalan
Means "red" in Catalan, from Latin rubeus, originally a nickname for a person with red hair or a red complexion.
ROMÀ Catalan
Catalan form of ROMANO (1) or ROMANO (2).
ROSA Italian, Catalan
Italian and Catalan form of ROSE (1).
SALA Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Romanian
Occupational name for a worker at a manor house, from the Romance word sala meaning "hall, large room", of Germanic origin.
SOLER Occitan, Catalan
Denoted a person from any of the numerous places in the area whose names derive from Occitan or Catalan soler meaning "ground, floor".
TOMÀS Catalan
Derived from the given name TOMÀS.
TOSELL Catalan
Catalan form of TOSI.
TOSET Catalan
Catalan form of TOSI.
VILAR Portuguese, Galician, Catalan
Means "hamlet, farm" in Portuguese, Galician and Catalan, from Late Latin villare, a derivative of Latin villa.
VILARÓ Catalan
Catalan variant of VILAR.
VIVAS Catalan
From the Catalan byname vivas meaning "may you live", which was bestowed upon children to bring good luck.
VIVES Catalan
Variant of VIVAS.