Spanish (Mexican) Submitted Surnames

These names are a subset of Spanish names used more often in Mexico.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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 Spanish (Mexican)
(via Ancestry.com) perhaps from Catalan alarit 'outcry' (Castilian alarido). This name is not found in Catalonia, but is very common in Mexico.
Alavez Spanish (Mexican)
Variant of Alaves primarily used in Mexico.
Alirez Spanish (Mexican)
A protector. Rap. Loves all things Coral.
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.
Bravo Spanish, Spanish (Mexican), Portuguese
From a Spanish and Portuguese nickname for a fierce or violent man (from Spanish and Portuguese bravo "fierce, violent"). This surname was borne by Charles Bravo (1845-1876), a British lawyer and possible murder victim.
Castrejon Spanish (Mexican)
Found on Ancestry.com
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.
De Los Ángeles Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Means "of the Angels" 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.
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.
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.
Meseta Spanish (Mexican)
Meaning "plateau" in Spanish. Primarily used mostly in Mexico.
Palafox Spanish (Mexican)
From Palafolls, a Catalan place name.
Pinal Spanish (Mexican)
Variant of Piñal. This surname occurs more in Mexico.
Veracruz Spanish (Mexican)
Originally denoted a person from Veracruz, Mexico, from Latin vera crux meaning "true cross".