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The surname Martíniz is a Spanish patronymic surname, an early form of hereditary surnames which were derived from the father's given name. Martíniz comes from the personal name Martin, which is itself derived from the Latin Martinus, whose root is Mars, the name of the Roman god of fertility and war. The name Martíniz became popular throughout Christian Europe after it was borne by the 4th century saint Martin of Tours.

Martíniz Early Origins



The surname Martíniz was first found in Old Castile, in the heart of Spain, where the name originated in Visigothic times.

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Martíniz Spelling Variations


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Martíniz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Martínez, Martinez, Martíniz, Martiniz, Martin, Martins, Martín, Marcial and many more.

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Martíniz Early History


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Martíniz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Martíniz research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1136, 1300, 1438, 1638 and 1694 are included under the topic Early Martíniz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Martíniz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Martíniz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Pedro Martínez de Fita and Petro Martínez de la Font, twelfth century Castilian noblemen, García Martínez de Gordaliza, Ferran Martínez de Petrosa and Sancho Martínez de Leiva, thirteenth century noblemen, Ferrán Martínez, author of the "Libro del cavallero Zifar" (c.1300), Alfonso Martínez de Toledo...

Another 63 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Martíniz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Martínez de Ampués, who became Governor of Santo Domingo and founded the first Spanish city in Venezuela, Coro (1527). He later became Governor of Curaçao. Also of note was Domingo Martínez de Irala, who voyaged to Argentina with Pedro de Mendoza and eventually was named Governor of Paraguay. Other bearers of the family name who emigrated to Spain's colonies in the New World include Isabel, who emigrated to Peru in 1560.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    7. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
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    The Martíniz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Martíniz 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.

    This page was last modified on 19 July 2013 at 13:50.

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