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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.

Altamyrano Early Origins



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

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Altamyrano Spelling Variations


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Altamyrano Spelling Variations



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

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Altamyrano Early History


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Altamyrano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Altamyrano research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1590, 1620, 1625 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Altamyrano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Altamyrano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Altamyrano Early Notables (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...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Altamyrano Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • Hernando Altamyrano, who arrived in New Spain in 1853

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Altamyrano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Altamyrano 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.

    This page was last modified on 10 October 2013 at 15:57.

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