Meaning and Origin of: Castellanos

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : habitational name from any of numerous places called Castellanos, denoting a ‘place founded or inhabited by Castilians’.
  • Greek (Kastellanos) : topographic name from an adjectival derivative of kastello ‘castle’ (from Late Latincastellum, a diminutive of castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’).