Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Pena Surname Origin
(Catalan, Portuguese, and Galician) topographic name for someone who lived near a crag or cliff.
Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.
Pena Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Pena family history than the origin of your surname:
A Pena Family History Thought:
'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738