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The Spanish surname Atiensa, is of ancient and noble descent, and appears to be of toponymic origin. Hence, the surname Atiensa is derived from a physical characteristic in the area where the original bearer lived or owned land. The name Atiensa, stems from two Greek words which mean "child of the intelligent," a name well suited to a family with such a noble ancestry.

Atiensa Early Origins



The surname Atiensa was first found in the province of Guadalajara, in the ancient kingdom of Castile.

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Atiensa Spelling Variations


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Atiensa Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Atienzas, Atiensa and others.

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Atiensa Early History


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Atiensa Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Atiensa research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 166 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Atiensa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Atiensa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Atiensa 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...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Atiensa 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: Pedro de Atienza who settled in New Spain with his wife, Maria de Herrera Atienza, in 1577; Agustina Atienza who arrived in Peru in 1559; and Juan de Atienza who settled in Peru in 1582 with his family. Later settlers included Francisco Atienza who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
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    The Atiensa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Atiensa 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.

    This page was last modified on 23 January 2014 at 14:31.

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