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 Molinos was an occupational name for a person who owned, managed, or worked in a mill. The surname Molinos is derived from the word molino, which means mill or miller.
Early Origins of the Molinos family
Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Molinos family
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Molinos Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Molina, Molino, Molinar, Molinero, Molinera, Moliner, Molinas, Molinos, Molinedas, Molinillo and many more.
Early Notables of the Molinos family (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...
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Migration of the Molinos family to the New World and Oceana
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Molinos Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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