The noble surname Almagro is of Spanish descent, and appears to be of toponymic origin, derived from the place name where the original bearer first lived or owned land. The name Almagro is rooted in the Arabic language, and comes from the two words "al" and "magra" which together means "red clay." Thus, the place where the surname Almagro originated, must have had the characteristic of red clay.
The surname Almagro was first found in the province of Cuidad Real in the southern
. However, early records also show a presence of the Almagro surname in the area around the city of Cordoba.
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