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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. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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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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