Name: Salazar

Origin and Meaning of the Name Salazar

  • Meaning:
    Old hall
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (sah lah ZAHR)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Salazar)
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    Salazar is an Iberic last name. It may come from the name of a place Burgos, Spain that might be derived from the Spanish 'sala' ("hall") and the Basque 'za(h)ar' ("old").
    A famous bearer of this last name was António de Oliveira Salazar, Prime Minister and dictator of Portugal from 1932 to 1968.

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