Salamanca Family History
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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
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