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Meaning and Origin of: Moya

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Bitter; rebellion

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Spanish : habitational name from Moya, in Cuenca, or from places so named Valencia, Lugo, and the Canaries.
  • Catalan (Moyà) : variant spelling of the habitational name from Moià in Barcelona province, named in Late Latin as Modianus ‘(estate) of Modius’ (a personal name derived from Latin modus ‘measure’).