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Where did the Spanish Bohorquez family come from? What is the Spanish Bohorquez family crest and coat of arms? When did the Bohorquez family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Bohorquez family history?The story of the Bohorquez surname begins with the place-name Bohorques, which is in turn derived from the Old French "bejort," meaning "lance" (the fighting instrument used in medieval tournaments). When surnames began to be used in Medieval Spain, it was not uncommon to assume the name of an existing place as a surname.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bohorquez, Bojorquez, Bojardo, Bojardez, Bohardo, Bohardez, Bohardes and many more.
First found in Catalonia, in northeastern Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bohorquez research. Another 411 words(29 lines of text) covering the years 1469, 1610, 1618, 1633, and 1662 are included under the topic Early Bohorquez History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pedro Bohorques (d. 1667), a Spanish soldier who served in Peru, who claimed to be a descendant of the Incas, making himself sovereign over a poor, isolated area.
The Bohorquez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bohorquez Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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