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Where did the Spanish Armijo family come from? What is the Spanish Armijo family crest and coat of arms? When did the Armijo family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Armijo family history?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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Armija, Armijos, Armigo and others.
First found in the region of Cantabria near the cities of Laredo and Santander.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Armijo research. Another 346 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1662 and 1731 are included under the topic Early Armijo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 81 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Armijo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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
- 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
- Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
- García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
- Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
- 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.
- Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
- Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
The Armijo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Armijo 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.
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