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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.

Atienza Early Origins



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

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Atienza Spelling Variations


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Atienza Spelling Variations



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

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Atienza Early History


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Atienza Early History



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

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Atienza Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Atienza 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 Atienza 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 were:

Atienza Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco De Atienza, who landed in America in 1812
  • Gaspar De Atienza, who landed in America in 1826
  • Maria Isabel Atienza, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1843
  • Francisco Atienza, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Adriano De Atienza, who arrived in New Granada in 1861

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Contemporary Notables of the name Atienza (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Atienza (post 1700)



  • Araceli Atienza (b. 1924), professor of Spanish in the Philippines
  • Danilo S. Atienza (d. 1989), Filipino pilot in the Philippine Air Force, posthumously awarded the Medal of Valor, eponym of the Danilo Atienza Air Base
  • Edward Atienza (b. 1924), British stage and film actor
  • Alejandro Ilagan "Kim" Atienza (b. 1967), Filipino TV host, actor, voice actor and weather anchor
  • José Livioko "Lito" Atienza Jr., (b. 1941), Filipino politician, former city mayor of Manila and former secretary of the Department of Environment and Resources
  • Glecy Atienza (b. 1962), actress and writer from the Philippines

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    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. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Atienza Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Atienza 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 3 June 2014 at 08:44.

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