Llorente History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

During that dark period of history known as the Middle Ages, the name of Llorente was first used in Spain and throughout the Iberian peninsula. 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 as early as the mid-9th century. The patronymic name Llorente is derived from the given name Lorenzo, which is itself derived from the Old German personal name meaning laurel. In Portugal the name became Lourenco, in Scandinavia, the name took the variant Larsen, in Germany it became Lorenz, and in France the name was formed as Laurent. The Llorente form of the name is common to Italy, Spain and Portugal.

Early Origins of the Llorente family

The surname Llorente was first found in Asturias, where the Visigothic nobles took refuge from the Muslim invasion of Spain.

Early History of the Llorente family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Llorente research. Another 68 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 103 and 1037 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: Lorenzo, Lorenza, Lorenz, Lorencio, Lorente, Llorente and many more.

Early Notables of the Llorente family (pre 1700)

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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]


  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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