nickname origin, derived from a nickname that illustrated a personal attribute or physical characteristic of the original bearer. In this instance, the surname derives from a diminutive form of the Castilian word "holgado," from the verb "holgar," meaning "to rest" or "to be inactive." However, beginning with the fourteenth century, the meaning of "holgar" changed slightly, meaning "to enjoy oneself," "to be happy."
Early Origins of the Ologuin family
Castile, where the family held their ancestral seat. Early references show that Juan Alvarez de Holguin was Governor of Castelbono in 1292, a position which was also held by Juan Peres Holgin in 1460.
Early History of the Ologuin family
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Ologuin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Olguin, Hollguin, Ologuin, Holquin and others.
Early Notables of the Ologuin family (pre 1700)
(c. 1486 -?), a Spanish...
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Migration of the Ologuin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Baltasar Holguin who arrived in New Spain in 1535; Diego Holguin who sailed to Peru in 1539; Mencia Holguinwho settled in the Spanish Main in 1553; Hernando Olguin who emigrated to Chile in 1579.
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