are used in southern France and parts of Spain and Italy.
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BUMBA Portuguese, Spanish, Galician, Italian, Catalan, Occitan, Polish, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Romanian, Swedish, Latvian, Lithuanian
Variant of BOMBA
DE LA FAIETA Occitan
This indicates familial origin within the Arvernian commune of Ais de la Faieta.
ESPAILLAT Catalan, Occitan
Occupational name from Catalan espallat, in an old spelling, or directly from Occitan espaiat, espalhat, past participle of espallar meaning "to winnow", "to separate the wheat from the chaff".
GOGNON French, Occitan
Nickname for an aggressive or belligerent man, from Old French Gagnon
‘ mastiff’, ‘guard dog’. Possibly from Occitan ganhon ‘young pig’, applied as an offensive nickname. See also GONYEAU
"Deriving from the Old French word machun, which meant 'stone cutter.' Inferring the original bearer of the name worked in stone or mason."
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Languedocien commune.
NADAL Catalan, Occitan
From the personal name Nadal
, from nadal
"Christmas" (from Latin natalis
"birthday"). Compare NOEL
Meaning the pear tree. It have a second meaning that is Son of Peter and it's a surname of the Christian inspiration. In Catalonia there is a derivative that is Parés (Variations: Pares, Parès, Parè and Pare).
Periz is a Gascon surname. It's a native of the region of Gascony (Guyenne). Its signification is Descendant of Peter (Also is The family of Peter). In the French languaje is Pierre. It's a surname of the Christian inspiration and alludes to St... [more]
Means "horseradish" in French, denoting someone who selled them.
SALLAS Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, Galician, Portuguese, Aragonese, Asturian, Romanian, Greek
Either a variant of SALAS
, or else a nickname from Arabic, Turkish, or Persian salli
meaning "broad, wide, large, tall".
THERON Southern African, Afrikaans, Occitan
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations in Occitanie named Théron or Thérond, ultimately from Latin torus
meaning "elevation, height, embankment". A famous bearer is South African and American actress Charlize
ZALAS Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, Galician, Portuguese, Aragonese, Asturian, Romanian, Hungarian, Greek, Bulgarian
Variant of SALAS
ZALLA Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, Galician, Portuguese, Aragonese, Asturian, Romanian, Hungarian, Greek, Bulgarian
Variant of SALA
ZALLAS Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, Galician, Portuguese, Aragonese, Asturian, Romanian, Hungarian, Greek, Bulgarian
Variant of SALAS