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The noble Spanish surname Atencio is a shortened Castellianized version of the ancient and noble Italian name "Atanacio," a patronymic name which is very common throughout Italy. The surname stems from the Greek, "Athanasios," and is derived from the adjective "athanatos," which means "immortal."

Atencio Early Origins



The surname Atencio was first found in the northern region of Castille, a powerful Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Atencio Spelling Variations


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Atencio Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Atencia, Atenacio and others.

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Atencio Early History


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Atencio Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Atencio research. Another 336 words (24 lines of text) covering the year 1875 is included under the topic Early Atencio History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Atencio Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Atencio Early Notables (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...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Atencio Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan De Atencia who arrived in Venezuela in 1534; Adriano De Atencia who came to New Granada in 1561; Juana De Antencia who emigrated to Peru in 1593.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Atencio (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Atencio (post 1700)



  • Margaret Atencio, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1996, 2000, 2004
  • Abraham Atencio Castillo (b. 1977), baseball pitcher who has played for the Panamanian National Baseball Team
  • Francis Xavier Atencio (b. 1919), former animator and Imagineer for The Walt Disney Company from 1938 until 1965

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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
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    The Atencio Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Atencio 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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