The distinguished surname Dominguez 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.
Early Origins of the Dominguez family
The surname Dominguez was first found in Castile, predominant among the Christian kingdoms of mediaeval Spain.
Early History of the Dominguez family
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Dominguez Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Domínguez, Dominguez, Domingues, Domingo, Dominguín and many more.
Early Notables of the Dominguez family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family twelfth century Castilian noblemen Domingo Domínguez of Sepúlveda, and Pero Domínguez de Mazuelo of Fornillos; seventeenth century Colombian poet, philosopher and doctor Hernando Domínguez Camargo; eighteenth century Mexican painter José... Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dominguez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
^ 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)