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DELGADO - Name Meaning & Origin


DELGADO Surname Meaning & Origin:

A nickname for a thin person, from the Spanish/Portuguese delgado, meaning "thin, slender." The term originated from the Latin delicatus, "dainty, exquisite."

Surname Origin:

Spanish, Portuguese

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

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

Menk, Lars. A Dictionary of German Jewish Surnames. Avotaynu, 2005.

Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Galicia. Avotaynu, 2004.

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

Hanks, Patrick. Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press, 2003.

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

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