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VALDEZ - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname VALDEZ

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Definition: Son of Baldo (prince, fame); one who came from Valdéz (tableland); principally from Asturias; Baldo is a shortened form of Baltazar, one of the three magi.

Surname Origin: Spanish

Alternate Surname Spellings: VALDES

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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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