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Benitez History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The distinguished surname Benitez comes from Spain, a country rich in culture and history. This name is patronymic name derived from the Latin name Benedictus, which means blessed. The name was very popular during the Middle Ages because of popular devotion to the Italian saint Benedictus, who founded the Benedictine Order in 529.

Early Origins of the Benitez family


The surname Benitez was first found in Asturias, where the name had its origins during the reign of the Visigothic kings.

Early History of the Benitez family


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Benitez Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Benítez, Benitez, Benites, Benito, Benedítez, Beneditez, Benedito, Benedicto, Beneyto, Beneitez and many more.

Early Notables of the Benitez family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Benitez family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Benitez Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Juan Benitez, who settled in America in 1528
  • Alonso Benitez, who settled in New Spain in 1536
  • Cristobal Benitez, who settled in Dominican Republic in 1538
  • Ana de Puertocarrero Benitez, who settled in Peru in 1579

Benitez Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Antonia Benitez, who settled in New Orleans in 1779
  • Ana Benitez, who arrived in New Orleans in 1779

Benitez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco Benitez, who arrived in America in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jose Benitez, who settled in Puerto Rico in 1821
  • Pero Benitez, who arrived in America in 1827 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Juan Benitez, who landed in America in 1828 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Marcos Benitez, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Benitez (post 1700)


  • Ramon Benitez, American politician, Independent Candidate for Virgin Islands legislature from St. Croix, 2002 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jose Benitez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1952, 1956; Puerto Rico Democratic Party chair, 1955-58 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Celeste Benitez, American politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1996; Popular Democratic Candidate for Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from Puerto Rico, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Manuel Benítez, Spanish bullfighter
  • Helena Zoila Tirona Benitez (1914-2016), Filipina academic and administrator
  • Elsa Benítez (b. 1977), Mexican model
  • Armando Germán Benítez (b. 1972), Dominican Major League Baseball player
  • Wilfredo Benítez, 1979 world boxing welterweight champion
  • Cristóbal Benítez, Venezuelan jurist and law professor
  • Jaime Benítez, Puerto Rican educator and government official

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 1) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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