Last name origins & meanings:
- Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places
named Villanueva, from Spanish villa ‘(outlying) farmstead’,
‘(dependent) settlement’ + nueva (feminine) ‘new’ (Latin
- Spanish: Castilianized spelling of Catalan and Galician
Vilanova, a habitational name from a frequent place name, of
the same derivation as 1 above.
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