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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. Nuñez was a patronymic surname, created from the personal name Nuño, using the common patronymic suffix is "ez."

Nuñez Early Origins



The surname Nuñez was first found in Castile, predominant among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

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Nuñez Spelling Variations


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Nuñez Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Núñez, Nuñez, Núnez, Nunez, Nuño, Nuno and others.

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Nuñez Early History


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Nuñez Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nuñez research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1070, 1214, 1217, 1314, 1315, 1473, 1492, 1641, 1721 and 1772 are included under the topic Early Nuñez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nuñez Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nuñez Early Notables (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 estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Pedro Núñez, who saved the life of Prince...

Another 163 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nuñez 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 were:

Nuñez Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Andrés Núñez, who arrived in America in 1510
  • Vasco Núñez de Balboa, who was the first European to see the Pacific Ocean, in 1513
  • Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, who reached Mexico in 1527 and eventually voyaged to Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay
  • Pedro Núñez, who arrived in Cuba in 1534
  • Juan Núñez, who arrived in Florida in 1538

Nuñez Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Isaac Núñez, who arrived with his wife Abigail in Georgia in 1733
  • Joshua Núñez, who arrived in Jamaica in 1743
  • Sara Núñez, who also opted for Jamaica in 1743
  • Domingo Núñez, who arrived in Louisiana in 1779
  • Manuel Núñez, who arrived in Louisiana in 1779

Nuñez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • José Núñez, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803
  • Marina Nunez, who landed in America in 1814 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Pero Nunez, who landed in Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Vasco Nunez, who arrived in Florida in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Agustin Nunez, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1856 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nuñez (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nuñez (post 1700)



  • Alcide Patrick Nunez (1884-1934), early American jazz clarinetist
  • Oscar Nunez (b. 1958), sometimes credited as Oscar Núñez, a Cuban American actor and comedian
  • Peter Nunez, Assistant Secretary, U.S. Treasury Department
  • Clemente Nunez, United States baseball player
  • Joe Nunez, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Hilario Nunez Jr., American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Fabian Nunez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000, 2004, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Emilio Nunez, American politician, Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1968 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David G. Nunez, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 34th District, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Anthony Nuñez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2000 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  11. ...

The Nuñez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nuñez 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.

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