Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Moreno Surname Origin
(Spanish, Portuguese, and Sephardic Jewish) nickname for someone with dark hair and a swarthy complexion probably from Late Latin maurinus, a derivative of classical Latin Maurus ‘Moor’.
Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.
Moreno Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Moreno family history than the origin of your surname:
A Moreno Family History Thought:
'If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.' --Nicholas Boileau