Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Muño. 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 patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. Some names are derived from the saints of the Christian Church, but many Spanish surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. The Visigoths, who ruled Spain between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries had a profound impact on the development of surnames.
Early Origins of the Muño family
Galicia and Castile, important Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Muño family
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Muño Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Muñoz, Munoz, Muñiz, Muniz, Muño, Muno, Muñones and many more.
Early Notables of the Muño family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Muño family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gonzalo Muñoz, who arrived in San Juan Island in 1511; Pedro Muñoz, who settled in the Dominican Republic in 1517; Miguel Muñoz, who opted for Venezuela in 1534.
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