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In this section of the Digital Archive, you will find the onomastics inventory of the villages in Vallès Oriental and some others of the current Moianès region, prepared by Enric Garcia-Pey i Pey. The author transferred it together with his documentary collection to the Municipal Archive of Granollers in December 2018.

Onomastics is the branch of linguistics that studies the origin and forms of proper names of places. Unlike the other sections, you will not find documents, but records with the information of each of the names listed in the inventory. For more information on how it was made, at the following link you will find the methodology, and the documentary and bibliographic sources.

It is a living work that allows us to make contributions to improve and expand it. If you want to collaborate, you can send us an email to:, putting the name of the register as it appears in the inventory and the name of the municipality/place to which it refers. We will study your contribution to make the corresponding rectification or incorporation.





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To cite Onomàstica:
«Onomàstica del Vallès Oriental / Autor i fons Enric Garcia-Pey / Arxiu Municipal de Granollers»
Whenever a document from the archive is used, it will have to be accompanied with a proper citation mentioning the archive and and the bibliography reference. Furthermore, a copy of the publication where the document is used will have to be sent to us. Documents in the archive might be subject to the Royal Decree 1/1996 of intellectual property as well as any amendments thereto, and to the legislation that protects image rights and privacy. In case of infringement, whoever retrieves the documents will be held solely responsible for any misuse of them.