Show ContentsMiramontes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Spanish surname Miramontes is of noble descent and appears to be of toponymic origin, deriving from a place name where the original bearer resided or held land. The family name Miramontes is composed of the elements "mira" and "montes," two Spanish words with the combined meaning of "place with a view of the mountains."

Early Origins of the Miramontes family

The surname Miramontes was first found in the village of Miramontes, situated in the province of La Coruna.

Early History of the Miramontes family

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Miramontes Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Miramontes, Miramontez, Miramonte, Miramón and many more.

Early Notables of the Miramontes family

Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was

  • Francisco Miramontes (1809), nobleman Francisco Miramontes Lazaro (1885), as well as Bernardo Miramontes (1809)...

Miramontes Ranking

In the United States, the name Miramontes is the 5,946th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Miramontes family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan De Miramonte who left Seville and emigrated to New Spain in 1562; and Florentino Miramonte who settled in Puerto Rico in 1860.

Contemporary Notables of the name Miramontes (post 1700) +

  • David Fernández Miramontes (b. 1976), Spanish retired footballer
  • Luis Suárez Miramontes (b. 1935), former Spanish footballer and manager
  • Juan Jose Candelario Miramontes (1789-1846), early Mexican settler who was granted what became known as Rancho Miramontes in 1841, a 4,424-acre grant in present day San Mateo County, California
  • Matías Martín Miramontes (b. 1981), Argentine footballer
  • Luis Ernesto Miramontes Cárdenas (1925-2004), Mexican chemist known as the co-inventor of the progestin norethindrone used in one of the first three oral contraceptives, awarded the Mexican National Prize in Chemistry (1986)
  • Arnulfo Miramontes (b. 1882), renowned Mexican composer

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