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Family name
Meaning Small raven, crow
Region of origin Basque Country, Spain
Language(s) of origin Basque, Spanish
Related names Vasco, Vasquez, Velásquez

Velasco (also Belasco or Belasko) is a Spanish family name[1] and masculine first name[2] derived from the Basque bela- meaning 'raven' or 'crow' and the diminutive suffix -sco.[3][4] The name also made its way into Portuguese language as Vasco. Notable people with the surname include: