Galindo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Galindo. 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. This surname originally derived from the personal name Galindo which became popular during the Middle Ages. The surname Galindo primarily appeared in Aragon.

Early Origins of the Galindo family

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

Early History of the Galindo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Galindo research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1475 and 1534 are included under the topic Early Galindo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Galindo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Galindo, Galendo, Galíndez, Galindez and others.

Early Notables of the Galindo family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Beatriz Galindo (1475-1534), lady-in-waiting to Queen Isabella. Beatriz was also a scholar and poet who published a commentary of Aristotle and...
Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Galindo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Galindo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Galindo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Pedro Galindo, to Río de la Plata in 1535
  • Luis Galindo, who sailed to New Spain in 1582
Galindo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Miguel Galindo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1802 [1]
  • Antonio Galindo, who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1802
  • Antonio Galindo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1802 [1]
  • Manuela Galindo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1802 [1]
  • Pedro Galindo, who landed in Rio de la Plata in 1835 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Galindo (post 1700) +

  • Xiomara Inez Galindo, American television producer
  • Pedro Nelson Galindo, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008 [2]
  • Martí Galindo i Girol (1937-2019), Spanish theatre actor
  • Anthony Galindo (1979-2020), popularly known as El Papi Joe, a Venezuelan singer, model and entertainer who died from COVID-19
  • Rodolfo Galindo Ramirez (1923-1999), Mexican actor
  • Blas Galindo Dimas (1910-1993), Mexican composer
  • Gerardo Gabriel Galindo Martínez (b. 1978), Mexican footballer
  • Gonzalo Germán Galindo Sánchez (b. 1974), Bolivian football midfielder
  • Benjamín Galindo Marentes (b. 1960), Mexican footballer
  • Maykel Galindo (b. 1981), Cuban footballer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  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, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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