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Medina Surname Origin

(Spanish) habitational (locality) name from any of the several places, as for example Medina-Sidonia in Cádiz province and Medina del Campo in Valladolid, so called from Arabic medina ‘city’. The surname is also borne by Sephardic Jews.



Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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