Spanish Submitted Surnames

Spanish names are used in Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries (such as those in South America). See also about Spanish names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Del Rayo Spanish (Mexican)
Means "of the lightning" in Spanish. Primarily used mostly in Mexico.
Del Rosario Spanish, Filipino
Means "of the rosary" in Spanish.
Del Sol Spanish
Means "of the sun" in Spanish.
De Luna Spanish
Means "of the moon" in Spanish.
Dema Spanish
1 Spanish: unexplained; it is associated with Uesca province, in Aragon.... [more]
Demetrio Italian, Spanish
From the given name Demetrio.
Denís Spanish, Galician
From the given name Denís.
De Paz Spanish (Latin American)
Means "of Peace" in Spanish.
De San Buenaventura Spanish (Archaic)
Means "of Saint Bonaventure" in Spanish.
De San Jose Spanish (Philippines, Rare)
Means "of Saint Joseph" in Spanish.
De Santo Italian, Spanish
Mean “Son of Santo”.
Descalzo Spanish
It means "barefoot"
Desiderio Italian, Spanish
From the given name Desiderio.
De Venecia Spanish (Philippines)
Denoted someone from the city of Venecia (Venice) in Italy.
De Vera Spanish (Philippines)
Referred to someone from the municipality of Vera in Spain.
Diestro Spanish, Filipino
Means "right-handed" in Spanish.
Diola Spanish
Derived from the given masculine name Andrea
Dionicio Spanish
From the given name Dionicio.
Dios Spanish (European)
Means "God" in Spanish.
Diosdado Spanish
From the given name Diosdado.
Discipulo Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish discípulo meaning "disciple."
Divina Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish divina meaning "divine, godlike".
Divinagracia Spanish (Philippines)
Means "Divine Grace" in Spanish.
Dominguez Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of Domínguez primarily used in America and the Philippines.
Donaire Spanish, Filipino
From Spanish el donaire meaning "grace,charm". It could be a nickname for a graceful or charming person.
Dorado Spanish
From dorado "golden" (from Late Latin deaurare "to gild", from aurum "gold"), probably applied as a nickname to someone with golden hair.
Dramis Italian, Spanish (Latin American)
Not just a surname in Italy; it can also be found in Argentina and Brazil.... [more]
Durantez Spanish
From the given Italian name Durante.
Eduardo Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Eduardo.
Ejercito Spanish (Philippines)
From Spanish ejército meaning "army". A notable bearer was Joseph Ejercito Estrada (1937-), the 13th president of the Philippines.
Eleuterio Spanish, Italian
From the given name Eleuterio.
Elías Spanish, Jewish
From the given name Elías.
Eligio Italian, Spanish
From the given name Eligio
Eliseo Italian, Spanish
From the given name Eliseo.
Elizalde Basque, Spanish
From Basque eleiza meaning "church" combined with the suffix -alde "by". This could be either a habitational name for a person who was from the town of Elizalde in Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, or a topographic name for someone living near a church.
Eloy Spanish
From the given name Eloy
Emigdio Spanish
From the given name Emigdio.
Emiliano Italian, Spanish
From the given name Emiliano.
Encarnación Spanish
Means "incarnation" in Spanish. This is given in reference to the Incarnation of Jesus in the womb of the Virgin Mary (see Encarnación).
Enciñias Spanish
Derives from Spanish heritage and culture. Other spellings of the name of ENCIÑIAS may be Encinas, Encinias, Encinitas etc.
Enrique Spanish
From the given name Enrique.
Enríquez Spanish
Means "son of Enrique".
Enriquez Spanish
Unaccented form of Enríquez.
Epifanio Spanish, Italian
From the given name Epifanio.
Escandón Spanish
Derived from a field named "Escanda" denoting a type of wheat. Perhaps farmers who lived close to the area.
Escañuela Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
Escobar Spanish
A topographic name from a collective form of escoba, meaning 'broom' (from the late Latin, scopa), or a habitational name from either of two minor places in Santander province called Escobedo.
Escolar Spanish
From Spanish escuela meaning "school".
Esguerra Spanish, Filipino
Castilianized form of Basque Ezkerra from ezker meaning "left, left-handed".
España Spanish
From the Spanish word for Spain.
Esperón Spanish
From Spanish espera meaning to wait. Perhaps an occupational name for a waiter.
Espinal Spanish
Spanish: from any of numerous fields named Espinal or Espinar, from a collective of espina ‘thorn’.
Espinosa De Los Monteros Spanish
Originating in northern Spain in the Espinosa de los Monteros municipality, it has various meanings. One meaning is that it was the surname of hidalgos who lived in Espinosa and helped the nobles get on their horses... [more]
Espiridión Spanish
From the given name Espiridión.
Espíritu Spanish
From a short form of Spanish del Espíritu Santo meaning "of the Holy Spirit, of the Holy Ghost" (Latin Spiritus Sanctus), which was the second part of religious compound names formed from the bearer's given name and del Espíritu Santo... [more]
Espiritu Spanish (Filipinized)
Unaccented form of Espíritu primarily used in the Philippines.
Esquivel Spanish
A name for someone who lives behind lime trees.
Estanislao Spanish
From the given name Estanislao
Esteruelas Spanish
Possibly from the place name Camarma de Esteruelas, a village in Madrid.
Estes Welsh, Spanish, English
a popular surname derived from the House of Este. It is also said to derive from Old English and have the meaning "of the East." As a surname, it has been traced to southern England in the region of Kent, as early as the mid-16th century.
Estrella Spanish
Derived from the word 'strella' meaning a star in Spanish.
Estremera Spanish
Spanish: habitational name from a place in Madrid province called Estremera.
Etienam Nigerian, Ibibio (?), Spanish (Caribbean, ?)
This is a name which originates from the Calabar/Akwa Ibom region of southeastern Nigeria. It means "a doer of good, or benevolent". It is also found in Spanish-speaking regions of the Caribbean such as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Cuba (El Oriente) which have populations of people of Ibibio/Efik decent known as "Carabali".
Eufracio Spanish
From the given name Eufracio.
Eugenio Italian, Spanish
From the given name Eugenio.
Eulogio Spanish
From the given name Eulogio.
Eva Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, Italian, Portuguese
From the given name Eva.
Fabio Italian, Spanish
From the given name Fabio.
Facundo Spanish
From the given name Facundo
Fausto Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the give name Fausto.
Federico Spanish, Italian
From the given name Federico.
Felipe Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Felipe.
Fermín Spanish
From the given name Fermín.
Fernandez Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of Fernández primarily used in America and the Philippines.
Ferrando Italian, Spanish
This surname can be derived from a given name (thus making it a patronymic surname) as well as from a nickname (thus making it a descriptive surname). In the case of a patronymic surname, the surname is derived from the medieval masculine given name Ferrando, which was in use in both Italy and Spain during the Middle Ages... [more]
Figuracion Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from Spanish figuración meaning "figuration."
Flamenco Spanish (Latin American)
From the name of the art form based on the various folkloric music traditions of southern Spain.
Florencio Spanish
From the given name Florencio
Florino Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Florino.
Floro Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
From the given name Floro.
Fontañez Spanish
From the Latin fons meaning "fountain."
Fortuna Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Means "fortune" in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.
Fraire Spanish
Comes from Latin frater meaning "brother".
Frances Spanish, Catalan
From Spanish and Catalan meaning "French". Denoting someone of French origin.
Francisco Spanish, Portuguese
Derived from the given name Francisco.
Franquez Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese for "son of Franco."
Frías Spanish
Taken from the city of Frías, in Spain. The name of the city is taken from the Spanish phrase aguas frías, meaning "cold waters".
Fructuoso Spanish
From the given name Fructuoso.
Fuenmayor Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Riojan municipality.
Fuensalida Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Fuerte Spanish
Derived from the Spanish word "fuerte" meaning strong.
Fulcar Spanish (Latin American)
Most common in the Dominican Republic.
Gabino Spanish
From the given name Gabino.
Galán Spanish
From Spanish meaning "prince".
Galicia Spanish
Spanish: ethnic name for someone from the former kingdom of Galicia, now an autonomous region of northwestern Spain.
Galíndez Spanish
Patronymic from the personal name Galindo.
Galindo Spanish
Either from the given name Galindo or from the name of the Galindians, an ancient Baltic tribe.
Gall Spanish
In fact it is Catalan. See italian Gall... [more]
Gallardo Spanish
Comes from the latin (galleus) meaning "graceful, elegant"
Gallegos Spanish
Habitational name from any of various places named Gallegos, derived from Spanish gallego meaning "Galician".
Galo Spanish
From the given name Galo.
Galván Spanish
From the given name Galván.
Gálvez Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Castilian municipality in the Province of Toledo.
Gamiao Spanish (Modern, ?)
from a Basque nickname means "good member"
Gamiz American (Hispanic, Anglicized, Rare), Spanish, Filipino, English (American)
The last name Gamiz is a varient of Gamez and Gomez. It is a very rare last name that not many people have.
Garchitorena Spanish (Philippines)
From the Basque surname Gartxitorena meaning "the house of Garchot."
Gat Spanish
The catalan form of "gato" cat
Gato Spanish
Gato is a Spanish, Portuguese and Galician word for cat.
Gaudioso Italian, Spanish
From the given name Gaudioso.
Gavilán Spanish
It literally means "Eurasian sparrowhawk".
Gayangos Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the Castilian comarca of Las Merindades.
Geisslerra Spanish (Caribbean)
Name found in Cuba and Argentina from German Ancestors
Genaro Spanish
From the given name Gennaro, but without the 2nd n
Geraldo Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Geraldo.
Gerardo Italian, Spanish
From the given name Gerardo
Gerena Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Andalusian municipality.
Gerónimo Spanish
From the given name Gerónimo.
Ginebra Spanish
From the Spanish word ginebra, meaning "gin," possibly ultimately from the Latin iuniperus, meaning "juniper."
Ginés Spanish
From the given name Ginés.
Giron Spanish
Of Galician origin. Occupational name for a clothing maker.
Godínez Spanish
Patronymic from the personal name Godino.
Godoy French, Spanish
It is derived from the personal name Gaudi.
Gomez Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of Gómez primarily used in America and the Philippines.
Gonzaga Spanish, Portuguese
Habitational name for someone from a location called Gonzaga in Mantua, Italy. This was the name of an Italian family that ruled Mantua from 1328 to 1708.
Gonzalez Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of González primarily used in America and the Philippines.
Gonzalo Spanish
From the given name Gonzalo.
Gordillo Spanish
Derived from the Spanish pet form of fat, "gordito"
Gordo Spanish, Portuguese
Means "fat" in Spanish and Portuguese.
Graciano Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Graciano.
Granado Spanish
Nickname from Spanish granado "mature", "experienced", "distinguished".
Granado Spanish
Occupational name for a grower or seller of pomegranates, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a pomegranate tree, from granado "pomegranate tree" (cf. GARNETT).
Granados Spanish
Occupational name for a grower or seller of pomegranates, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a pomegranate tree, from granado "pomegranate tree" (cf. GARNETT).
Granda Spanish
Spanish form of the surname Grand.
Grande Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Means "tall, large" in Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, used as a nickname for a person of large stature.
Grañón Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Riojan municipality.
Griego Spanish
Means "from Greece" in Spanish
Grimaldo Spanish, Italian
From the given name Grimaldo.
Guajardo Spanish
Spanish: unexplained. Perhaps a habitational name from a place so named in Estremadura. This name is common in Argentina, Chile, and Mexico. ... [more]
Guardado Spanish
The surname Guardado means save, protect, and guard in Spanish
Guàrdia Catalan, Spanish, Italian
Catalan, Spanish, and Italian from Catalan guàrdia, Spanish and Italian guardia ‘guard’, ‘watch’, a topographic name for someone who lived by a watch place, an occupational name for a member of the town guard, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places named (La) Guardia.
Güero Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
A given nickname in latin America of a person with light features.... [more]
Guevara Spanish
Hispanicized form of Gebara. A notable bearer was Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara (1928-1967), who was born Ernesto Guevara.
Guevarra Spanish (Philippines)
Variant of Guevara primarily used in the Philippines.
Guevera Spanish
means "protector"
Guillén Spanish
From the given name Guillén.
Guillen Spanish
Unaccented form of Guillén.
Guillermo Spanish
From the given name Guillermo
Gustavo Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Gustavo.
Gutierre Spanish
From the given name Gutierre.
Guzman Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of Guzmán used mainly in America and the Philippines.
Haro Spanish (Mexican)
Perhaps a shortened version of the name "de Haro"
Hay English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Frisian
Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure, Middle English hay(e), heye(Old English (ge)hæg, which after the Norman Conquest became confused with the related Old French term haye ‘hedge’, of Germanic origin)... [more]
Henares Spanish
Derived from the Celtic form of "brave". Also is the name of many towns (Alcala de Henares, Espinosa de Henares, Tortola de Henares...) and a river
Heraldez Spanish (Mexican)
The surname is a variation of Hernando, given birth by an outlaw
Heredia Spanish
Habitational name from any of various places in Basque Country called Heredia, probably derived from Latin heredium meaning "hereditary estate".
Hermosa Spanish (Philippines)
Means "beautiful" in Spanish.
Hermoso Spanish (Philippines)
Means "handsome" in Spanish.
Hernandez Spanish (Americanized), Filipino
Unaccented form of Hernández primarily used in America and the Philippines.
Hernando Spanish
From the given name Hernando.
Higuaín Spanish (Rare), Basque (Hispanicized)
Derived from the Basque surname Iguain, of uncertain origin.
Hilario Spanish
From the given name Hilarius.
Holanda Portuguese, Spanish
Spanish and Portuguese form of Holland.
Honesto Spanish
From the given name Honesto.
Honorato Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Honorato
Honorio Spanish
From the given name Honorio
Hoya Spanish
is a habitational (local) name, taken on from any of several place names, such as from Hoyos in Cáceres province, or Hoyos in Ávila province. These place names come from the Spanish words "hoyo," meaning "pit," or "hole."
Huertas Spanish
Plural form of Spanish huerta meaning "garden, orchard".
Huidobro Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous neighborhood of the Castilian municipality of Los Altos.
Humberto Spanish, Portuguese
From the given name Humberto.
Hurtado Spanish
Derived from the Spanish word hurtar, meaning "to steal".
Ignacio Spanish (Philippines)
Derived from the given name Ignacio.
Ildefonso Spanish
From the given name Ildefonso.
Illana Spanish (European)
Denoted someone who came from the province of Illana in Guadalajara, Spain.
Illescas Spanish
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous Manchego municipality.
Indalecio Spanish
From the given name Indalecio.
Infante Spanish
From infante literally "child", but in Spain also a title borne by the eldest sons of noblemen before they inherited, and in particular by the son of the king of Castile; thus the surname probably originated either as a nickname for one of a lordly disposition or as an occupational name for a member of the household of an infante.
Ingles Spanish
Spanish (Inglés): ethnic term denoting someone of English origin, from Spanish Inglés ‘English’.
Iniesta Spanish
Possibly from iniesta meaning "leafhopper".
Íñigo Spanish
From the given name Íñigo.
Isidro Spanish
From the given name Isidro.
Isla Spanish
Means "island" in Spanish.
Issac English, Spanish
From the given name Issac.
Jacinto Portuguese, Spanish
From the given name Jacinto.
Jacobo Spanish
From the given name Jacobo.
Jaimez Spanish
Means "son of Jaime" in Spanish.
Japon Filipino, Spanish, French
Ethnic name or regional name for someone from Japan or who had connections with Japan.
Jara Spanish
Habitational name any of the various places in southern Spain named Jara or La Jara, from jara meaning "rockrose", "cistus".
Jaramillo Spanish
Spanish habitational name from either of two places in the Burgos province: Jaramillo de la Fuente or Jaramillo Quemada.
Jareño Basque (Modern), Spanish
Perhaps "who lives among the rockroses".
Javier Spanish
Indicates familial origin from the town and municipality of Javier in Navarre, Spain
Jeremias Jewish, Spanish
Derived from the Hebrew given name Jeremiah
Jesús Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, French
From the given name Jesús.
Joaquín Spanish
From the given name Joaquín.
Jonda Spanish (Latin American, Japanized), American (Hispanic)
Jondá means Slingshot and hole in Spanish and is a surname in some Latin American countries and Americans with Hispanic heritage. It is a Japanized form of the surname Honda... [more]
Jordán Spanish, Hungarian
From the given name Jordán.