Spanish (Mexican) Submitted Surnames

These names are a subset of Spanish names used more often in Mexico.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abeyta Spanish (Mexican)
Derived from the place "Alba de Yeltes" in the province of Salamanca, Spain.
Abundis Spanish (Mexican)
The surname Abundis is patronymic from the Old Spanish personal name Abundio, ultimately from Latin abundus ‘abundant’, ‘plentiful’.
Aburto Basque, Spanish, Spanish (Mexican)
The surname Aburto is a topographic name from Basque aburto ‘place of kermes oaks’, from abur ‘kermes oak’ + the locative suffix -lo.
Alarid American (Hispanic), Spanish (Mexican)
Perhaps a nickname from Catalan alarit "outcry" (Spanish alarido).
Alavez Spanish (Mexican)
Variant of Alaves primarily used in Mexico.
Alirez Spanish (Mexican)
A protector. Rap. Loves all things Coral.
Amézquita Spanish (Mexican)
The surname Amézquita is of Basque origin and it is derived from the Basque words "amezti" which means "meadow" and "keta" which means "house". Therefore, the name roughly translates to "house in the meadow".
Anguino American, Spanish (Mexican)
Mexican-American last name
Angulo Spanish (Mexican)
Spanish: habitational name from Encima-Angulo in Burgos province.... [more]
Beas Spanish (Mexican)
Spanish (common in Mexico): habitational name from any of the places in Andalusia named Beas.
Buenrostro Spanish (Mexican)
Means "good visage" in Spanish.
Cristales Central American, Filipino, Spanish (Mexican, Rare), South American (Rare)
Plural form of Spanish cristal meaning "crystal."... [more]
De La Luz Spanish (Mexican)
Means "of the Light" in Spanish.
Del Rancho Spanish (Mexican)
Name given to a rancher or someone from a ranch.
Del Rayo Spanish (Mexican)
Means "of the lightning" in Spanish. Primarily used mostly in Mexico.
Escandón Spanish, Spanish (Mexican)
Derived from a field named "Escanda" denoting a type of wheat. Perhaps farmers who lived close to the area.
Haro Spanish (Mexican)
Perhaps a shortened version of the name "de Haro"
Heraldez Spanish (Mexican)
The surname is a variation of Hernando, given birth by an outlaw
Leija Spanish (Mexican)
Meaning uncertain, but it might be a variant of Leixà.
Mancinas Spanish (Mexican)
Variant of Mancini or Mancino, common in Mexico.
Manzano Spanish (Mexican)
Habitational name from any of various minor places named Manzano, or a topographic name for someone who lived by an apple tree or orchard, from Spanish manzano ‘apple tree’, Old Spanish maçano, from maçana ‘apple’, Late Latin (mala) Mattiana, a type of apple named in honor of the 1st century bc horticultural writer Gaius Matius.
Margarito Spanish (Mexican)
From Spanish margarita "daisy".
Meseta Spanish (Mexican)
Meaning "plateau" in Spanish. Primarily used mostly in Mexico.
Mungaray Apache, Spanish (Mexican)
Very rare Apache name give to the Apache still in Mexico. We are decents of victorio and the local spa is/ Mexicans gave us this name that we still carry today.
Palafox Spanish (Mexican)
From Palafolls, a Catalan place name.
Pinal Spanish (Mexican)
Variant of Piñal. This surname occurs more in Mexico.
Ruacho Spanish (Mexican)
Possibly from rúa, "street".
San Agustín Spanish (Mexican)
Means "Saint Augustine 1" in Spanish.
Zacatenco Spanish (Mexican)
One who came from Zacatecas.