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Where did the Spanish Pimental family come from? What is the Spanish Pimental family crest and coat of arms? When did the Pimental family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Pimental family history?

The Pimental surname is derived from the Portuguese word "pimenta," meaning "red pepper."


Spelling variations of this family name include: Pimental, Pimentel, Pimentall, Pimentell and others.

First found in Castile, in north central Spain.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pimental research. Another 425 words(30 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pimental History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Pimental Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pimental Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Ferdinand Pimental, who was on record in Philadelphia in 1868


  • Nancy Marie Pimental (b. 1965), American actress and screenwriter
  • Edward F. Pimental (1965-1985), United States Army specialist
  • Brian Pimental, American veteran story artist and director of animated films
  • José Luis Vizcaíno Pimental (b. 1968), former American Major League Baseball player


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  1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  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.
  9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  11. ...

The Pimental Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pimental 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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