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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."

Miramontes Early Origins



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

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Miramontes Spelling Variations


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Miramontes Spelling Variations



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

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Miramontes Early History


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Miramontes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Miramontes research. Another 392 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1809 and 1885 are included under the topic Early Miramontes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Miramontes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Miramontes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Miramontes 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Miramontes (post 1700)


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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Miramontes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Miramontes 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 16 January 2015 at 07:56.

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