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

Atienzas Early Origins



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

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Atienzas Spelling Variations


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Atienzas Spelling Variations



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

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Atienzas Early History


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Atienzas Early History



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

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Atienzas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Atienzas 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 Atienzas 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



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    5. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
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    The Atienzas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Atienzas 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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