The Hoyos surname is a habitational (local) name, taken on from any of several place names, such as from Hoyos in Cáceres province, or Hoyos in Ávila province. These place names come from the Spanish words "hoyo," meaning "pit," or "hole." The Joya variant is thought to be a Catalan version of this name.
The surname Hoyos was first found in Santander, where they are thought to have originated before soon moving to Castile.
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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, Juan López de... Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hoyos Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.