hereditary surnames in Spain 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. Nanez was a patronymic surname, created from the personal name Nuño, using the common patronymic suffix is "ez."
Early Origins of the Nanez family
Castile, predominant among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Nanez family
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Nanez Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Núñez, Nuñez, Núnez, Nunez, Nuño and many more.
Early Notables of the Nanez family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Nanez family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Vasco Núñez de Balboa, who was the first European to see the Pacific Ocean, in 1513. Also of note was Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, who reached Mexico in 1527.
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