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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."

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

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


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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.

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Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Atencio Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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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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  • 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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  10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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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