The Colmenero surname is derived from the Spanish word "colmena," which means "beehive." In some instances, the surname no doubt evolved from the
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.
The surname Colmenero was first found in Palencia, Castile.
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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.
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