Origins Available: Portuguese, Spanish
local origin, that is, it is a surname derived from the place of origin of the initial bearer. In this case, the surname is derived from the place name Alvarenga in Beira, Portugal, where the ancestral seat of this family was found. It is possible that the place name is derived from the same root as the Spanish word "albar," which means "a white hilly area."
Early Origins of the Alvarenga family
Early History of the Alvarenga family
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Alvarenga Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Alvarenga, Albarenga, Alvaringa, De Alvarenga and others.
Early Notables of the Alvarenga family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Alvarenga family to the New World and Oceana
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Alvarenga Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Alvarenga (post 1700)
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