Pimentel (surname)

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Pimentel is a Portuguese, Spanish, [1] and Sephardi Jewish[2][3] surname derived from the Portuguese word pimenta (pepper). The surname could have denoted a grower or seller of peppers, a small pepper, or a field of peppers. Notable people with this surname include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pimentel meaning / Last name Pimentel origin". www.nameslist.org. Retrieved 29 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Holocaust Survivors and Victims Database". United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Retrieved 29 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Fuks, comp. by L.; Fuks-Mansfeld, R. G. (1975). Hebrew and Judaic manuscripts in Amsterdam public collections. Leiden: Brill. p. 272. ISBN 9789004042711.