Altamyrano History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished Spanish surname Altamyrano is of toponymic origin, that is, it belongs to that category of surnames which derive their origin from the name of the place in which the original bearer of the name was born or resided. In this instance, the surname Altamyrano comes directly from Altamiros or Altamira. The place name Altamiro is formed by the combination of two Spanish words, "alta," meaning "high," and "mira," meaning "view," possibly referring to the high view observed from that topographical point.

Early Origins of the Altamyrano family

The surname Altamyrano was first found in various places located in the Spanish provinces of Vizcaya and Caceres.

Early History of the Altamyrano family

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Altamyrano Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Altamira, Altamiros, Altamyrano and others.

Early Notables of the Altamyrano family (pre 1700)

Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Don Pedro de Anda Altamirano (c. 1551-1619), a Spanish conquistador, judge, and colonizer of New Spain...
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United States Altamyrano migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Altamyrano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Francisco Altamyrano, who landed in New Spain in 1848 [1]
  • Hernando Altamyrano, who arrived in New Spain in 1853 [1]


  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)


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