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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : from a literary personal name of Germanic origin, composed of bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ + wine ‘friend’. Compare Baldwin.
  • Galician (Valdoviños) : probably a topographic name from Galician val ‘valley’ + do ‘of’ + viños ‘wines’, or a derivateive from the habitational name Valdoviño, in A Coruña, Galicia.

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