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The long and noble heritage behind the name of Molino first began in medieval Spain. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in Spain, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname Molino was an occupational name for a person who owned, managed, or worked in a mill. The surname Molino is derived from the word molino, which means mill or miller.

Molino Early Origins



The surname Molino was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Molino Spelling Variations


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Molino Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Molina, Molino, Molinar, Molinero, Molinera, Moliner, Molinas, Molinos, Molinedas, Molinillo and many more.

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Molino Early History


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Molino Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Molino research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1168, 1242, 1513, 1579, 1571, 1535, 1600, 1628 and 1697 are included under the topic Early Molino History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Molino Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Molino Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were thirteenth century Castilian landowners Jimeno de Molina and Pedro Molinero; Alonso de Molina ( c. 1513-1579), a Franciscan priest and grammarian, who wrote a well-known dictionary of the Nahuatl language published...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Molino 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:

Molino Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Luis Del Molino, who landed in Spanish Main in 1834
  • Geiaivo Molino, aged 30, landed in New Orleans, La in 1852
  • Gorgnian Molino, aged 23, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1854
  • Diego De Molino, who arrived in New Spain in 1877
  • Segundo Del Molino, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1886

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Molino Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Molino 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 24 April 2014 at 10:00.

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