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The distinguished Spanish surname Pantajo is of toponymic origin, deriving from the place-name where the first bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname Pantajo derives from the place-name "Pantoja." The Pantajo name is derived from the Greek word "panthos" which signifies "all gods," however some etymologists suggest the name derives from the Mozarabic "panucea" meaning "spindle of yarn."

Pantajo Early Origins



The surname Pantajo was first found in the province of Toledo, in the region of Castilla la Nueva, in central Spain.

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Pantajo Spelling Variations


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Pantajo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pantojo, Pantoyo, Pantajo and others.

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Pantajo Early History


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Pantajo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pantajo research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1551, 1608 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Pantajo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pantajo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pantajo 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, Juan Pantojo de la Cruz (1551-1608), the Spanish...

Another 54 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pantajo 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 or some of its variants were: Rodrigo Pantoja who emigrated to Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1535; Ines Pantoja who sailed to New Granada in 1555 with two children, and Bernabe Pantoja who arrived in New Spain with his wife and children in 1578. Later settlers included Pascasio Pantoja who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1803.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Pantajo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pantajo 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 7 September 2012 at 14:51.

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