From the Latin given name Abellio, which may have been derived from the name of a Pyrenean god.
Originally denoted a person from the town of Agramunt, Spain. It means “field hill” in Catalan.
ALBERT English, French, Catalan, Hungarian, Romanian, German
Derived from the given name ALBERT.
From the given name ANDREU.
Derived from the given name BERNAT.
Catalan form of BLANCHARD.
BOSCH (2) Catalan
Catalan cognate of BOSCO.
Catalan cognate of BOVE.
Catalan form of KAPPEL.
From the name of a town in Catalonia, of uncertain meaning.
Catalan cognate of CASTLE.
COSTA Portuguese, Italian, Catalan
Means “riverbank, slope, coast” in Portuguese, Italian and Catalan, ultimately from Latin meaning “side, edge”.
Catalan cognate of FERRARI.
Catalan cognate of GRECO.
Derived from the given name JORDÀ.
Derived from the given name MARTÍ.
MAS (1) Catalan
Means “farmhouse” in Catalan.
MATA Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan
From Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan mata meaning “trees, shrubs”, possibly from Late Latin matta meaning “reed mat”.
Derived from the given name MATEU.
From Catalan mola meaning “millstone”.
NOGUERA Spanish, Catalan
Spanish and Catalan form of NOGUEIRA.
OLIVER English, Catalan, German, French
Derived from the given name OLIVER.
From Catalan or meaning “gold”, originally a nickname for a person with blond hair.
PETIT French, Catalan, English
Means “small, little” derived from Old French and Catalan petit. It was perhaps used for a short, small person or to denote the younger of two individuals.
Variant of PORRAS.
PORRAS Spanish, Catalan
From a nickname meaning “club” in Spanish and Catalan, ultimately from Latin porrum meaning “leek”.
Catalan cognate of POGGIO.
QUINTANA Spanish, Catalan
Originally indicated someone who lived on a piece of land where the rent was a fifth of its produce, from Spanish and Catalan quintana “fifth”, from Latin quintus.
REY (1) English, Spanish, French, Catalan
Means “king” in Old French, Spanish and Catalan, ultimately from Latin rex (genitive regis), perhaps originally denoting someone who acted like a king.
Means “red” in Catalan, from Latin rubeus, originally a nickname for a person with red hair or a red complexion.
Catalan form of ROMANO (1) or ROMANO (2).
ROSA Italian, Catalan
Italian and Catalan form of ROSE (1).
SALA Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Romanian
Occupational name for a worker at a manor house, from the Romance word sala meaning “hall, large room”, of Germanic origin.
SOLER Occitan, Catalan
Denoted a person from any of the numerous places in the area whose names derive from Occitan or Catalan soler meaning “ground, floor”.
Derived from the given name TOMÀS.
Catalan form of TOSI.
Catalan form of TOSI.
VILAR Portuguese, Galician, Catalan
Means “hamlet, farm” in Portuguese, Galician and Catalan, from Late Latin villare, a derivative of Latin villa.
Catalan variant of VILAR.
From the Catalan byname vivas meaning “may you live”, which was bestowed upon children to bring good luck.
Variant of VIVAS.