Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Floren family. Originally, the Spanish people were known only by a single name. The process by which hereditary surnames were adopted in Spain is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames.
Early Origins of the Floren family
Asturias, where the Visigothic court took refuge after the Muslim invasion of the peninsula.
Early History of the Floren family
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Floren Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Flórez, Florez, Flores, Flóriz, Floriz, Flóraz, Floraz, Flor, Florán, Floran, Florián and many more.
Early Notables of the Floren family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were Rodrigo Flores, who received a grant of land in the Repartimiento de Córdoba; Juan de Flores, fifteenth century novelist; sixteenth century Spanish sculptor and architect Antonio Flórez; Enrique Flórez, eighteenth century Spanish historian; Manuel Antonio Flores, Viceroy of Nueva Granada and Mexico 1787-1789; José...
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Migration of the Floren family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Floren Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Floren Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Floren (post 1700)
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