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Salamanca Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from the city of Salamanca in western Spain, which is of pre-Roman foundation and obscure etymology. During the Middle Ages it was one of the leading cultural centers of Europe, and the surname may in some cases have been been a respectful nickname for someone who had visited the city.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Allman, Almanza, Saldana, Sackmann, Altmann, Lamarca, Alameda, Salmon

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Salamanca Family Origin

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Salamanca Family Occupations

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Salamanca Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Salamanca Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Salamanca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Salamanca in 1960 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

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