The noble surname Hinojos is of Spanish descent, and appears to be of toponymic origin. Toponymic surnames are those names which derive their origin from a particular place-name near which the original bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname Hinojos is derived from the place-name Hinojo. The Spanish word "hinojo"is derived from the Latin "fenuculum" diminutive form of "fenum" meaning "hay."
. The earliest records of the surname Hinojos are found in the records of the Spanish Order of Carlos III.
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