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The Spanish surname Briceno is of toponymic origin, being derived from the place where the original bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname signifies "one from Briz." The place name Briz, comes from the Latin "briza," from the Greek "brithein," meaning "to incline, slope, slant, tilt, be inclined."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Briseno, Brizeno, Brisas, Briceño and others.
First found in the valle of Camaleño in the northern region of Catanbria.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Briceno research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 162 and 1628 are included under the topic Early Briceno History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Briceno Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Briceno Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Briceno Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Briceno 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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