The story of the Bojorquez surname begins with the place-name Bohorques, which is in turn derived from the Old French "bejort," meaning "lance" (the fighting instrument used in medieval tournaments). When surnames began to be used in Medieval
, it was not uncommon to assume the name of an existing place as a surname.
The surname Bojorquez was first found in Catalonia, in northeastern Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bojorquez research.Another 106 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1469, 1610, 1618, 1633, and 1662 are included under the topic Early Bojorquez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Bohorquez, Bojorquez, Bojardo, Bojardez, Bohardo, Bohardez, Bohardes and many more.
Prominent among members of the family was the Bohorques family of Spain
who was granted the title of "Condes de Bohorques" on November 13, 1662. In the new world, Juan... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bojorquez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.