Armijos History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The distinguished surname Armijos has its roots in Spain and is of occupational 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.
Early Origins of the Armijos family
The surname Armijos was first found in the region of Cantabria near the cities of Laredo and Santander.
Early History of the Armijos family
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Armijos Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Armija, Armijos, Armigo and others.
Early Notables of the Armijos family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Armijos family
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..