The noble Spanish surname Carreno is of toponymic origin, as it is derived from a particular place name near which the original bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname is derived from the place name Carreno and, thus, the surname Carreno denotes "one from Carreno." The place name Carreño is derived from the word "carrena" which is a term used in the region of Leon for a "vine shoot with clusters of grapes."
The surname Carreno was first found in the district of Oviedo in the northern province of
. The earliest reference to the surname Carreno is of Antonio Carreño y Sanchez who was born in Cehegin in 1574.
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