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

Jiminez Early Origins



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

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Jiminez Spelling Variations


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Jiminez Spelling Variations



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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Jiminez Early History


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Jiminez Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jiminez research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1101, 1246, 1170, 1247, 1355, 1435, 1390, 1423, 1436, 1517, 1462, 1505, 1499, 1510, 1533, 1568, 1569, 1666, 1729, 1601 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Jiminez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jiminez Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jiminez Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Jiminez Garci Jiménez, a nobleman living in Toledo in 1101; noblemen Iñigo Ximénez de Lanclares and Martín Ximénez de Alava, witnesses to a document dated 1246; Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada (1170-1247), chronicler and historian to the Royal Court of Navarre; Pedro Jiménez de Segura, Ambassador...

Another 178 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jiminez 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 were:

Jiminez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M A Jiminez, aged 27, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • A Jiminez, aged 16, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853
  • Alonso Jiminez, who landed in New Spain in 1885

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jiminez (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jiminez (post 1700)



  • Sarita Jiminez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980
  • Raul Jiminez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980

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Jiminez Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    11. ...

    The Jiminez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jiminez 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.

    This page was last modified on 6 June 2016 at 08:41.

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