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The distinguished surname Dieguez comes from Spain, a country rich in culture and history. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is "ez."
The surname Dieguez was first found in Castile, where the name originated in Visigothic times.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Díaz, Diaz, Didaz, Díez, Diez, Diz, Diago and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dieguez research. Another 442 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1056 and 1233 are included under the topic Early Dieguez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Prominent among members of the family were Gonzalo Didaz, son of a Castilian count, whose name appears in a document dated 921; Asur Díaz, Count of Saldaña in 1056; Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, "El Cid", the legendary hero of the Reconquest; Lope Díaz...
Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dieguez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dieguez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Dieguez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dieguez 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.
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