origin. The surname Armijos is derived from the Spanish adjective "armigero," which means "one who bears arms." Therefore, the initial bearer of the surname Armijos may have been someone who worked in an armory, or who was a sentinel or a soldier.
The surname Armijos was first found in the region of Cantabria near the cities of Laredo and Santander.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cristobal De Armijo who immigrated to Dominican Republic in 1576; Rodrigo De Armijo who arrived in Peru in 1577; and Francisco de Armijo who came to New Spain
in 1597 with his wife and children..