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The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Jimenez. 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."

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The surname Jimenez was first found in Old Castile, where the name originated in Visigothic times.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Jiménez, Jimenez, Giménez, Gimenez, Siménez, Simenez, Geméniz, Gemeniz, Jeméniz, Jemeniz, Ximénez, Ximenez, Gímez, Gimez, Jimeno and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jimenez research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1101, 1246, 1170, 1247, 1436 and 1517 are included under the topic Early Jimenez History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 181 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jimenez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

  • Francisco Jiménez, who emigrated to Chile in 1560
  • María Jiménez, to Colombia in 1560
  • Lorenzo Jiménez, to Mexico in 1560
  • Juana Jiménez, to Nicaragua in 1561
  • Simón Jiménez, to New Spain in 1561 with his wife Ana and children Simón and Juana


Jimenez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Mari Jimenez, who arrived in America in 1811
  • Juan Jimenez, who landed in America in 1812
  • Blas Jimenez, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Ana Jimenez, who landed in America in 1812
  • Anton Jimenez, who arrived in America in 1812


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  • Ruben Jimenez Jr., American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008
  • Rebecca Jimenez, American politician, Mayor of Guadalupe, Arizona, 2013
  • Michael A. Jimenez, American politician, Representative from New York 34th District, 1952
  • Maria Jimenez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004, 2008
  • Margarita Jimenez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000
  • Guillermo Jimenez, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012
  • Elva Jimenez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984
  • Jason Jimenez (b. 1976), American professional baseball player
  • Juan Ramon Jimenez (1881-1958), Spanish poet, winner of the 1956 Nobel Prize for Literature
  • Jerónimo Jiménez (1854-1923), Spanish composer

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  1. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Jimenez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jimenez Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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