Mascarenhas (surname)

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The original coat of arms of the Mascarenhas family.

Mascarenhas is a Portuguese-language surname. The Mascarenhas name is a habitational name taken on from a civil parish in Portugal called Mascarenhas. This name is branched to Spain and is also found in India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists, like Goa and Mangalore. It may refer to these persons:

See also Administrative divisions of Portugal