Chamizo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Chamizo family. Originally, the Spanish people were known only by a single name. The process by which hereditary surnames were adopted in Spain is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The name Chamizo is a nickname type of surname for a person who had short hair.

Early Origins of the Chamizo family

The surname Chamizo was first found in Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Chamizo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chamizo research. Another 82 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1397 and 1772 are included under the topic Early Chamizo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Chamizo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Chamorro, Chamoro, Chamorris, Chamoris and others.

Early Notables of the Chamizo family (pre 1700)

Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chamizo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Chamizo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chamizo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Gregorio Chamizo, who landed in Guatemala in 1882 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Chamizo (post 1700) +

  • Luis Florencio Chamizo Trigueros (1894-1945), Spanish writer in Castilian and "Castúo"
  • Frank Chamizo Marquez (b. 1992), Cuban naturalized Italian five-time gold medalist freestyle wrestler


  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)


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