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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : of uncertain origin; possibly from a variant of Italian ghironda ‘barrel-organ’.
  • Southern French (Occitan) and Catalan : habitational name from Gironda, at the confluence of the Garona (Gironda) and the Dordonha, rivers in Occitania, or a regional name from the department of the same name.
  • Galician : habitational name from Gironda in Galicia (Ourense).

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