Meaning and Origin of: Almodovar

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish (Almodóvar) and Portuguese (Almodôvar) : habitational name from places called Almodóvar, in the provinces of Ciudad Real and Córdoba and near Cuenca, Spain, or from Almodôvar, Portugal. These are named with Arabic al-mudawwar ‘the round’, ‘the circular’, referring to a hill, fort, or other topographic feature.