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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.


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