Noble surnames, such as Luces, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames
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.
Early Origins of the Luces family
The surname Luces was first found in Aragon
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Luces family
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Luces Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lucero, Lucío, Lucio, Luz, de Luz, de la Luz, Luzío, de Luzío, Luzio and many more.
Early Notables of the Luces family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Luces family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Luz, who sailed to America in 1527; Francisco de Luzío sailed to Guatemala in 1538; Alonso de Luz sailed to Peru in 1592.