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Surname meaning for "Carrillo"
Spanish: nickname for a person with some peculiarity of the cheek
or jaw, Spanish carrillo. The word is attested since the 13th
century, but its origin is uncertain. It appears to be a diminutive of
carro ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, and it has been suggested that the
reference is to the movements of the jaw in chewing. The surname may
also have denoted originally a bold or shameless person; for the
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