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Where did the Spanish Santiago family come from? What is the Spanish Santiago family crest and coat of arms? When did the Santiago family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Santiago family history?The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Santiago. 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 in the mid-9th century and were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Santiago, de Santiago, Santyago, de Santyago, Sandiego, San Diego, San Jaime, Yago, Yagüe, Yague, Yagües, Yagues, Yáguez and many more.
First found in Galicia, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Santiago research. Another 650 words(46 lines of text) covering the years 1037, 1085, and 1139 are included under the topic Early Santiago History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 38 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Santiago Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Santiago Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Santiago Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Santiago 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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