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The earliest forms of 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. Nunes was a patronymic surname, created from the personal name Nuño, using the common patronymic suffix is "ez."

Nunes Early Origins



The surname Nunes was first found in Castile, predominant among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

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Nunes Spelling Variations


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Nunes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Núñez, Nuñez, Núnez, Nunez, Nuño, Nuno and others.

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Nunes Early History


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Nunes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nunes research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1070, 1214, 1217, 1314, 1315, 1473, 1492, 1641, 1721 and 1772 are included under the topic Early Nunes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nunes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nunes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Pedro Núñez, who saved the life of Prince...

Another 163 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nunes 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:

Nunes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Amaro Nunes, aged 18, who settled in America from Azores, in 1895

Nunes Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Nunes, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Port of Spain, Trinidad, in 1908
  • Annie Nunes, who landed in America from Trinidad, West Indies, in 1911
  • Agustin Nunes, aged 21, who landed in America from Mexico, in 1911
  • Alfredo Nunes, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Funchol, Madeira, in 1912
  • Alfredo Rocha Nunes, aged 19, who landed in America from Terceira, Azores, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nunes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nunes (post 1700)



  • Michael John Nunes (b. 1982), American actor
  • Rachel Ann Nunes (b. 1966), American best selling author
  • Julia Nunes (b. 1989), American singer and songwriter
  • Devin Nunes (b. 1973), U.S. Representative for California
  • Robert G. Nunes, American politician, Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts, 2007
  • R. Nunes, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Falmouth, 1884
  • J. J. Nunes, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Brava, 1884-98
  • Devin Nunes (b. 1973), American Republican politician, Business owner; U.S. Representative from California 21st District, 2003-
  • Charles A. Nunes, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Falmouth, 1897
  • Antonio J. Nunes, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Brava, 1904-05
  • ... (Another 20 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Nunes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nunes 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 18 May 2016 at 13:30.

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