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The distinguished Spanish surname Duenos appears to be of local origin, being derived from the name of a place where a man once lived or where he once owned land. This place name is believed to be derived from the Spanish word "duenas" (from the Latin Dominus, lord), which is the feminine form of "duenos," and means "proprietresses or heiresses," and may have been originally used to describe an area owned by an heiress, or where a few heiresses lived.

Early Origins of the Duenos family


The surname Duenos was first found in the province of Palencia, in the region of Leon. Some say that the lands of Duenas were owned by Isabel, daughter of Isabel and Ferdinand, the Catholic monarchs of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

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Early History of the Duenos family

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Early History of the Duenos family


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Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 164 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Duenos History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duenos Spelling Variations

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Duenos Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Duenos, Dueñas, Dueña, Duena and others.

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Early Notables of the Duenos family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Duenos 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...
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Migration of the Duenos family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Duenos family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Geronimo De Duenas who came to Florida in 1534; Antonio De Duenas who emigrated to Guatemala in 1569 with his family, Andres De Duenas who arrived in New Spain in 1576 with his wife Ana Suarez and their son, and Cristobal De Duenas who settled in Peru in 1584. Later settlers included Diego Duenas who came to Louisiana in 1779.

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