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Noble surnames, such as Fuentis, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Fuentis, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because Spain was conquered by the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries.The Fuentis family originally lived in the region of Fuentes which is a place-name that means fountains.

Fuentis Early Origins



The surname Fuentis was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of the Middle Ages.

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Fuentis Early History


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Fuentis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fuentis research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1185, 1576, 1680 and 1640 are included under the topic Early Fuentis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fuentis Spelling Variations


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Fuentis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fuentes, Fuente, de la Fuente, Fuentecilla, Fuéntez, Fuentez, Font, Fonte, Fontes, Fontecilla, Fontana, Fontano, Fontanal, Fontanales, Fontanals, Fontanella, Fontanet, Fontanillos and many more.

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Fuentis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fuentis Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Fuentis were Juan Pedro Fontanella (1576-1680), a Catalan judge and advocate, co-instigator of the Catalan Revolt of 1640; seventeenth century Spanish navigator Bartolomé Fuentes; seventeenth century Catalan lawyer and politician Joan Pere...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fuentis 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: Alonso de la Fuente, who sailed to America in 1513; Francisco de Fuentes, to America in 1527; Pedro Fuentes Manrique, to Peru in 1534 with a servant; Juan de la Fuente, to Cartagena in 1534.

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