elements "alda" meaning "slope, gradient" and the suffix "-pe" or "-be" meaning "lower, inferior part." Thus the name was most likely originally born by someone who lived in the foot-hills of a greater mountain.
The surname Aldape was first found in Santeguiz de Arteaga, Biscay (Vizcaya).
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Aldaca, and his wife Maria Diaz, who came to Guatemala in 1562.