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Vazquez Surname Origin

(Galician and possibly also Spanish) patronymic from the personal name Vasco (Basque), shortened form of Spanish Velásquez


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