The surname Guimaraes was first found in Catalonia, in northeastern Spain.
Important Dates for the Guimaraes family
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Guimaraes Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Qiumiro, Quimaro, Guimiro, Guimaro, Guimera, Guillermo and many more.
Early Notables of the Guimaraes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Guimaraes family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bartolome Guillermo who immigrated to Cartagena in 1534; and Hernan Guillermo who arrived in Peru in 1555. Among later settlers was Cesar De Guillermo DeLasHeras who came to Puerto Rico in 1875..
Contemporary Notables of the name Guimaraes (post 1700)
João B. Guimaraes (b. 1861), American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in SAINT Vincent, 1895-1910 
Bernardino Luis Machado Guimarães (1851-1944), Brazilian born Portuguese politician, two time president of Portugal