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Valcarcel Name Meaning

Spanish, Galician and Asturian-Leonese (Valcárcel): habitational name from any of the places in Logroño province, Galicia and Asturies, named Valcárcel, named in Galician or Old Spanish with val ‘valley’ + cárcel ‘prison’ (Latin carcer), the second element being used in the transferred sense of a confined space, i.e. a narrow gorge.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Villarreal, Pallares, Valverde, Palace, Alarcon, Alcocer, Alcaraz

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Valcarcel Family Origin

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Valcarcel Family Occupations

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Valcarcel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Valcarcel in 1960 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

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