Meaning and Origin
What does the name Valdez mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- A user from California, U.S. says the name Valdez is of Spanish origin and means "Valdez is a colonized version of the surname of 'Valdes' which is is a Spanish toponymic surname of Asturian origin. Its appearance has been dated back to the times of the Reconquista in the municipality of Valdes, Asturias, where the eponymous lineage began. The area around the current town of Luarca was known as Val de Ese, 'valley of the river Ese', as attested in medieval documents. In short, it means from Val de Ese, Asturias".
- A user from the United Kingdom says the name Valdez is of Spanish origin and means "The Valdez surname has more than one possible origin: A patronymic surname meaning son of Baldo (from the German bald, 'brave'); Baldo is a shortened form of Baltazar, one of the three magi. One who came from Valdez (tableland), translated literally as 'from the valley.'".
- A submission from Maryland, U.S. says the name Valdez means "A city in Alaska".
- A port on Alaska's southern coast from which oil is shipped to markets around the world
- A city in Alaska.
Valdez was also found in the following language(s): Spanish