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Where did the Spanish Tapie family come from? What is the Spanish Tapie family crest and coat of arms? When did the Tapie family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Tapie family history?The prestigious surname Tapie originated in Spain, a country which has figured prominently in world affairs for hundreds of years. The original bearer of the name Tapie, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Tapie family lived in the provinces of Burgos, Leon, or Oviedo.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tapia, de Tapia, Tapias, de Tapias, Tàpies, Tapies, Tapiola and many more.
First found in Castile, in north central Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tapie research. Another 387 words(28 lines of text) covering the years 1242 and 1281 are included under the topic Early Tapie History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 66 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tapie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Rodrigo de Tapia, who sailed to America in 1509 with his son Cristóbal; García de Tapia sailed to America in 1513; Amador de Tapia sailed to America in 1526.
The Tapie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tapie 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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