The noble Spanish surname De anda is of toponymic origin, that is, it derives from the place where the original bearer lived or held land. The roots of the name lie in the Basque language, "anda" is composed of the elements "an-, ana" signifying "pastoral," and the locative suffix "-da." Thus, the surname De anda signifies "one who lives in the pastoral region of Anda."
Early Origins of the De anda family
The surname De anda was first found in the Basque province of Alava, in the Valley of Quartango.
Important Dates for the De anda family
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