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Where did the Spanish Gumiz family come from? What is the Spanish Gumiz family crest and coat of arms? When did the Gumiz family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Gumiz family history?The prestigious surname Gumiz originated in Spain, a country which has figured prominently in world affairs for hundreds of years. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. Some names are derived from the saints of the Christian Church, but many Spanish surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. The Visigoths, who ruled Spain between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries had a profound impact on the development of surnames.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gómez, Gomez, Gómiz, Gomiz, Gomeza, Cómiz, Comiz, Gumiz, Gúmez, Gumez, Gumaz, Gomiziz, Comaziz, Gámiz, Gamiz, Gámez and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gumiz research. Another 185 words(13 lines of text) covering the years 1643, 1680, 1580 and 1645 are included under the topic Early Gumiz History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 143 words(10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gumiz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gonzalo, who emigrated to Guatemala in 1560; Pedro, to Mexico in 1561; Catalina, to Nicaragua in 1561; Beatriz, to Peru in 1562; Martín, to Peru in 1563.
The Gumiz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gumiz 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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