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Where did the Spanish Nunez family come from? What is the Spanish Nunez family crest and coat of arms? When did the Nunez family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Nunez family history?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. Nunez was a patronymic surname, created from the personal name Nuño, using the common patronymic suffix is "ez."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Núñez, Nuñez, Núnez, Nunez, Nuño, Nuno and others.
First found in Castile, predominant among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nunez research. Another 352 words(25 lines of text) covering the years 1070, 1214, 1217, 1314, 1315, 1473, 1492, and 1772 are included under the topic Early Nunez History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 204 words(15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nunez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
- Andrés Núñez, who arrived in America in 1510
- Vasco Núñez de Balboa, who was the first European to see the Pacific Ocean, in 1513
- Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, who reached Mexico in 1527 and eventually voyaged to Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay
- Pedro Núñez, who arrived in Cuba in 1534
- Juan Núñez, who arrived in Florida in 1538
Nunez Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- Isaac Núñez, who arrived with his wife Abigail in Georgia in 1733
- Joshua Núñez, who arrived in Jamaica in 1743
- Sara Núñez, who also opted for Jamaica in 1743
- Domingo Núñez, who arrived in Louisiana in 1779
- Manuel Núñez, who arrived in Louisiana in 1779
Nunez Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- José Núñez, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803
- Marina Nunez, who landed in America in 1814
- Pero Nunez, who landed in Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1835
- Vasco Nunez, who arrived in Florida in 1838
- Agustin Nunez, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1856
- Peter Nunez, Assistant Secretary, U.S. Treasury Department
- Clemente Nunez, United States baseball player
- Oscar Nunez (b. 1958), sometimes credited as Oscar Núñez, a Cuban American actor and comedian
- Alcide Patrick Nunez (1884-1934), early American jazz clarinetist
- Enrique B Núñez, Venezuelan novelist and journalist
- Sergio Núñez, Ecuadorian novelist
- Argenis Casimiro Núñez (b. 1981), Dominican amateur boxer
- Jorge Daniel Núñez (b. 1984), Paraguayan football midfielder
- Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
- Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
- Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
- Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
- García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
- Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
The Nunez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nunez 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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