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The Colmenero surname is derived from the Spanish word "colmena," which means "beehive." In some instances, the surname no doubt evolved from the occupation of beekeeper, but it there were also several places named Colmena or one of its derivatives, and the surname may have been taken on from the place name.

Colmenero Early Origins



The surname Colmenero was first found in Palencia, Castile.

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Colmenero Spelling Variations


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Colmenero Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Colmenar, Colmenares, Colmenero and others.

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Colmenero Early History


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Colmenero Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colmenero research. Another 329 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1519, 1522, 1680, 1682, 1688, 1716, and 1760 are included under the topic Early Colmenero History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Colmenero Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Colmenero Early Notables (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 se han destacado, por ejemplo, Antonio Hernandez...

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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cristobal Colmenero, who settled in Cartagena in 1535; Cristobal Colmenares, who arrived in Guatemala in 1584; Juan Colmenero, who came to New Spain in 1595.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Colmenero (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Colmenero (post 1700)



  • Encarni Romero Colmenero, researcher at the South African National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme

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Colmenero Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    2. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Colmenero Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Colmenero 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.

    This page was last modified on 19 June 2016 at 20:50.

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