Armijo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The distinguished surname Armijo has its roots in Spain and is of occupational origin. The surname Armijo is derived from the Spanish adjective "armigero," which means "one who bears arms." Therefore, the initial bearer of the surname Armijo may have been someone who worked in an armory, or who was a sentinel or a soldier.

Early Origins of the Armijo family

The surname Armijo was first found in the region of Cantabria near the cities of Laredo and Santander.

Important Dates for the Armijo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Armijo research. Another 66 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1662 and 1731 are included under the topic Early Armijo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Armijo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Armija, Armijos, Armigo and others.

Early Notables of the Armijo 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...
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Armijo migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Armijo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Eloisa Armijo, aged 45, who arrived in America, in 1906
  • Ernesto Armijo, aged 40, who arrived in America, in 1919
  • Carlo Armijo, aged 24, who arrived in America from San Felipe, Chile, in 1920
  • Oscar Armijo, aged 21, who arrived in America, in 1920
  • John Armijo, aged 42, who arrived in America, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Armijo (post 1700)

  • Louis E. Armijo, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1932, 1940, 1944 [1]
  • Jose E. Armijo, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1952, 1960, 1972 [1]
  • Alex J. Armijo, American Democrat politician, New Mexico public land commissioner, 1972 [1]
  • Alan B. Armijo, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2001 [1]
  • Maria Christina Armijo (b. 1951), American district judge for the United States District Court
  • Rene Armijo Jr. (b. 1983), American professional boxer
  • Manuel Armijo (1793-1853), American soldier and statesman who served three times as governor of New Mexico
  • Jose Enrique Armijo (b. 1901), American lawyer
  • Antonio Armijo, Spanish Mexican explorer and merchant
  • Roberto Armijo (b. 1937), writer and poet from El Salvador

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Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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