Elizondo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Elizondo. The Spanish surname Elizondo is derived from the place name where the initial bearer lived or held land. In this case, "eleiza" is the Basque term for "church," and the suffix "-ondo" means near or beside. Thus, the surname Elizondo was derived from ancient Basque as the term for someone living near a church.
Early Origins of the Elizondo family
The surname Elizondo was first found in the Navarre-Basque region, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain. Early records show a presence of the Elizondo family in Pamplona, Navarre.
Early History of the Elizondo family
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Elizondo Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Elizonda, Eleizondo, Elizalde, Eliza and others.
Early Notables of the Elizondo family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Elizondo is the 3,487th most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. 
Elizondo migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Elizondo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jose Elizondo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1839 
- Manuel Elizondo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1846 
- Faustino Elizondo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1848 
Elizondo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Joaquin Elizondo, aged 22, who immigrated to the United States from Leranoz, Spain, in 1913
- Casto Elizondo, aged 24, who landed in America from Izaba, Spain, in 1913
- David Elizondo, aged 18, who landed in America from Mexico, Mexico, in 1913
- Crus Elizondo, aged 19, who settled in America from Navarra, Spain, in 1916
- Elio Elizondo, aged 23, who immigrated to the United States from Matanzas, Cuba, in 1917
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Contemporary Notables of the name Elizondo (post 1700) +
- Ricardo Silva Elizondo (1954-2021), Mexican singer and actor best known for his dubbing of American animated cartoons
- Virgilio Elizondo, Mexican American, Roman Catholic priest
- René Elizondo Jr. (b. 1962), American dancer, songwriter, and music video director
- Michael "Mike" Elizondo, well-known American songwriter, bassist, keyboardist, and hip hop music producer
- Héctor Elizondo (b. 1936), American actor
- William Elizondo, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972 
- Pamela Elizondo, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 2000, 2004 
- Meghan Elizondo, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004 
- Dolly L. Elizondo, American Democratic Party politician, Chair of Hidalgo County Democratic Party, 2013 
- Concepcion Elizondo, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000, 2004 
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Related Stories +
- ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html