Cunha is a Galician and Portuguese surname of toponymic origin, documented since the 13th century.

Notable people having this surname include:

  • Alvito D'Cunha, Indian footballer of Goan ethnicity.
  • Diego Ribas da Cunha, Brazilian international footballer
  • Domingos da Cunha, the Cabrinha, Portuguese Jesuit painter, early 17th century.
  • José Gerson da Cunha (1844–1903); Indo-Portuguese physician, orientalist, historian and numismatist.
  • Marco Aurélio Cunha dos Santos, better known as Marco Aurélio, (born 1967), Brazilian footballer.
  • Nani, real name Luis Cunha, Portuguese international footballer.
  • Nuno da Cunha, governor of Portuguese possessions in India from 1528 to 1538.
  • Osvaldo Rodrigues da Cunha, Brazilian herpetologist.
  • Pedro da Cunha, Portuguese naval commander c. 1544.
  • Samuel Lopes da Cunha (1984) Brazilian footballer
  • Tristão da Cunha (1460–1540); Portuguese explorer and naval commander
  • Tristão de Bragança Cunha (1878–1938); Indian nationalist and anti-colonial activist from Goa

Other articles related to "cunha":

Mike Hentley
... was the administrator for the British overseas territory Tristan da Cunha, which is situated in the South Atlantic Ocean ... government and acted in accordance with advice from Tristan da Cunha's Island Council which is composed of eight elected and three appointed members ... Hentley lived on Tristan da Cunha from May 2004 with his wife Janis until he left the island on 13 September 2007, the day his responsibility ended and the new administrator's began ...
Tristão De Bragança Cunha - Biography
... Cunha was born on 2 April 1891 in the village Chandor in Goa ... In Paris, Cunha entered the circle of Romain Rolland and helped publicise the Indian independence movement generally, and the case of Portuguese India in particular, in the French-language press ... Cunha returned to Goa in 1926 and he set up the Comissão do Congresso de Goa (Goa Congress Committee) in Goa in 1928 to organise the Goan intelligentsia against Portuguese ...
Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport
... Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport (IATA SLZ, ICAO SBSL), formerly called Tirirical Airport, is the airport serving São Luís, Brazil. 17, 1985 the airport is named after Marechal Cunha Machado ...
João Cunha E Silva
... João Cunha e Silva (also known as João Cunha-Silva born November 27, 1967, in Lisbon) is a former professional tennis player from Portugal ... Cunha e Silva holds several records for the Portugal Davis Cup team, including most singles wins, most total wins, most ties played, and most years played ...