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