Llorente History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname is one of the old patronymic surnames common in the region of Tuscany. Patronymic names are those derived from the father's given name, This system of name-making was widely used because it linked well with the existing Feudal System and during the Christian era, many people named their children after saints and biblical figures. The surname Llorente came from the given name Lorenzo. No doubt some of the popularity of this given name was due to Saint Lorenzo an early Latin church martyr, who died in around 258 A.D.

Early Origins of the Llorente family

The surname Llorente was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), originally the capital of Tuscany, then capital of the kingdom of Italy. On the River Arno there are numerous Florentine Churches, Museums, Galleries. It dates back to 313 A.D. The history is complex and turbulent. The de' Medici family are the notables. They were expelled in 1494 but they returned in 1512, out in 1527 and then returned. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

Important Dates for the Llorente family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Llorente research. Another 142 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1348, 1412, 1449, 1459, 1479, 1480, 1492, 1537, 1843, and 1884 are included under the topic Early Llorente History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Llorente Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Laurènzi, Lorenzi, Lorenzo, Laurenzi, Laurèntis, Llorens, Laurentis, De Lorenzo, Lorenzo, Lorrenzo, Llorens, Llorenzo, Llorenso, Di Lorenzo, De Lorenzis, De Laurenzis, De Laurentis, Lorenzetti, Lorenzetto, Lorenzini, Lorenzìn, Lorenzin, Lorenzòni, Lorenòn, Lorenzato, Lorenzutti, Lorenzùt, Rènzi, De Renzi, De Renzis, Rènsi, Renzo, Renza, Renzetti, Renzini, Renzòni, Renzulli and many more.

Early Notables of the Llorente family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Lorenzo di Pietro (circa 1412-1480), Sienese painter, sculptor, and goldsmith, and Lorenzo di Credi (1459-1537), Florentine painter. In later years, Carlo...
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Llorente migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Llorente Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Santos Llorente, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803 [1]
  • Tristan Llorente, who arrived in Cartagena in 1834 [1]
  • Francisca Llorente, who arrived in New Spain in 1836 [1]
  • Anton Llorente, who arrived in New Spain in 1838 [1]
  • Juan Llorente, who arrived in Florida in 1838 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Llorente (post 1700)

  • Fernando Llorente Mañas (b. 1990), Spanish professional footballer
  • Raúl Llorente Raposo (b. 1986), Spanish professional football left defender
  • José Luis Llorente Gento (1959-1980), Spanish retired basketball player for the Spanish National Team at the 1980, 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics
  • Francisco "Paco" Llorente Gento (b. 1965), Spanish retired football right winger
  • Juan Antonio Llorente (1756-1823), Spanish historian, Vicar-General to the Bishop of Calahorra in 1782, Commissary of the Holy Office at Logroño in 1789
  • Joseba Llorente Etxarri (b. 1979), Spanish professional football centre forward
  • Fernando Javier Llorente Torres (b. 1985), nicknamed El Rey León "The Lion King", a Spanish professional footballer
  • Juan Antonio Llorente (1756-1823), Spanish priest
  • Llorente Navarrette, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 52nd District, 1994 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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