, a country rich in culture and history. The earliest forms of
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. Some names are derived from the saints of the Christian Church, but many Spanish surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin as the
between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries and accordingly had a profound impact on the development of surnames.
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
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