Asked in Name Origins
Where does the surname Gaytan come from?
January 07, 2012 2:04AM
The surname Gaytan comes from Gaetano, a family from Gaeta, a
place in Lazio, Italy. The word means port. That family later
migrated to different parts of the world like Spain, where it was
changed to Gaitan, and it is believed that Gaytan is another
version of the name. It was also spread to other places all over
Europe: Gaitani, Gaitanis, Caetano, Cayetano, Gaetan, even Gates
has been implied.
Lazio, Italy and it eventually migrated to Spain an other parts if Europe