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Family name
López in the Spanish provinces
Pronunciation /ˈlpɛz/
Spanish: [ˈlopes] (seseante)
Spanish: [ˈlopeθ] (Castilian)
Meaning "son of Lope" (Wolf)
Region of origin Spain
Language(s) of origin Spanish
Related names Lopes (Portuguese), Loupé (French), Lupo (Italian), Lupu (Romanian)

López is a surname of Spanish origin. It was originally a patronymic, meaning Son of Lope, Lope itself being a Spanish given name deriving from Latin lupus, meaning wolf. The surname is first attested in Old Castile in the heart of Spain, where the name originated in Visigothic times;[1] however, the name is not of Germanic origin, but rather from Latin. Its Portuguese equivalent is Lopes, its French equivalent is Loupé, its Italian equivalent is Lupo, and its Romanian equivalent is Lupu or Lupescu. López is the most common Spanish surname in the United Kingdom.





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