Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. /alˈkantaɾa/
Other Forms FormsAlcantara, Alcântara
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 8/16/2016
Last Editor Editorhighexpectasians on 11/3/2018
From the name of a municipality in Extremadura, Spain. The name is ultimately derived from Arabic اَلْقَنْطَرَة (al-qanṭara) meaning "the bridge".