| Background: The Serrao family original lived near a ridge or chain of hills. The name was originally derived from the Old French world Serre, but it was recorded in medieval documents in the Latin form Serra, which means ridge or mountain dweller. First found in Castile, the medieval Spanish kingdom whose language and culture were to spread through many countries of the world.
Variations: Serrão, Serrano, Serrana, Serra, Serrao.
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