The Spanish surname Briseno 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."
Early Origins of the Briseno family
The surname Briseno was first found in the valle of Camaleño in the northern region of Catanbria.
Early History of the Briseno family
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Briseno Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Briseno family (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. Dentro de estos nombres de familias... Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Briseno Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Briseno family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gaspar Briceno who arrived in American in 1526; Ana Briceno who came to Chile in 1555; Hernando Briceno who emigrated to Guatemala in 1563; Juan Briceno who sailed to the Spanish Main in 1571.