Spanish and Basque
| Spanish pronunciation: [peˈɲa.te]|
Pineda, Pinto, Puente, Peinado, Pantoja, Pinedo, Pont, Ponte, Pando, Pujante, Penedo, Pejenaute, Pañeda, Punti, Pinta, Pantiga, Pintea, Peñato, Pandiella, Panait, Ponti, Pomeda, Puñet, Pujantell, Penido, Penide, Pomata, Pantea, Pontaque, Pantojo
Peñate [peˈɲa.te] is a surname of Spanish origin. It appears to have originated in the town of Aguilar de Campo in the Province of Palencia, Castile and León. The name comes from "peña", the Spanish word for "cliff," and the Basque "ate", meaning "gate" or "ravine."
Today in Spain there are 2,019 people with the last name Peñate. These people live in 52 provinces, though the majority live in Las Palmas. There is also a relatively high concentration on Peñates in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Huelva, Sevilla, Madrid, and Barcelona.Jack Peñate (1984-), English musician and singer-songwriter