contain the origins of the prestigious surname Artigas. The earliest forms of
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins.
, in north central Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Artigas research.Another 170 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1095, 1492, 1492, 1701, 1702 and 1873 are included under the topic Early Artigas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Ortega, Ortego, de Ortega, Hortega, de Hortega, Ortiga, Ortegal, Ortigal, Ortiguera, Ortigosa and many more.
Prominent among members of the family were Juan de Ortega, first Bishop of Almeria (after 1492); eighteenth century Spanish painter Francisco Ortega; nineteenth century Mexican poet and politician Francisco Ortega; eighteenth century Archbishop of Mexico Juan Ortega Montáñez, who was named Viceroy and governed New Spain... Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Artigas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.