Spanish (European) Submitted Surnames

These names are a subset of Spanish names used more often in Europe (that is, in Spain as opposed to overseas Spanish-speaking regions). See also about Spanish Names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Cerezo Spanish (European)
Surname, in general, of toponymic origin, frequent and distributed throughout Spain, from the noun -cerezo-, "fruit tree whose fruit is the cherry". The surname was derived from nicknames or through the many toponyms in Cerezo existing in Spain, names of populations such as Cerezo (Cáceres), Cerezo de Mohernando (Guadalajara), etc., whose name was taken by some individuals for be native from one of them, as was the custom in the Middle Ages.There were, therefore, different houses of the surname Cerezo unrelated to each other, the Castilian and Extremaduran being very old, whose branches passed to La Rioja, Andalusia, Valencia and Murcia.
Dios Spanish (European)
Means "God" in Spanish.
Illana Spanish (European)
Denoted someone who came from the province of Illana in Guadalajara, Spain.