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MORALES - Name Meaning & Origin
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Definition: 1) "Son of Moral," a given name meaning "right and proper." 2) Dweller near a mulberry or blackberry bush. 3) "From Morales," the name of several Spanish towns

Surname Origin: Spanish, Portuguese

Alternate Surname Spellings: MORALEZ, MORAL, MOREIRA

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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