Meaning and Origin of: Aguilar

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish, Catalan, and Jewish (Sephardic) : habitational name from any of numerous places called Aguilar, from Latin aquilare ‘haunt of eagles’ (a derivative of aquila ‘eagle’), for example Aguilar de Campo in Palencia, Aguilar de la Frontera in Córdoba, and Aguilar de Segarra in Catalonia.