Colmenero History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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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.
Early Origins of the Colmenero family
The surname Colmenero was first found in Palencia, Castile.
Early History of the Colmenero family
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Colmenero Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Colmenar, Colmenares, Colmenero and others.
Early Notables of the Colmenero 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 se han destacado, por ejemplo, Antonio Hernandez...
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In the United States, the name Colmenero is the 14,669th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Migration of the Colmenero family
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.
|Contemporary Notables of the name Colmenero (post 1700) ||+|
- Encarni Romero Colmenero, researcher at the South African National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme