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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:
'In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum. An emptiness. And the most disquieting loneliness.' --Alex Haley