Last name: MARANDA

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All you have to know about the last name MARANDA

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MARANDA : This last name is indexed 20,526 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MARANDA : 1: French: variant of Marandat or Marandeau a topographic name derived from regional marand(e) ‘marsh pond’ or perhaps of Marande a nickname from Old French marande ‘snack light meal’ (from Latin merenda ‘afternoon luncheon’). This surname is very rare in France.2: In some cases possibly also Romanian: from the female personal name Maranda a shortened form of Smaranda from smarand ‘emerald’. This surname is rare in Romania.

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