The noble Spanish surname Sanabria is of toponymic origin. Toponymic surnames are those names which derive their origin from a particular place-name near which the original bearer lived or held land.Thus, the surname Sanabria signifies "one from Sanabria."
The surname Sanabria was first found in the province of Zamora, in the northern
. The earliest references to the surname Sanabria include a record of Diego Alonso de Sanabria, who was mayor of the Spanish island of Fuerteventura.
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