Pimental History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Pimental surname is derived from the Portuguese word "pimenta," meaning "red pepper."

Early Origins of the Pimental family

The surname Pimental was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

Early History of the Pimental family

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Pimental Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pimental, Pimentel, Pimentall, Pimentell and others.

Early Notables of the Pimental family (pre 1700)

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Pimental Ranking

In the United States, the name Pimental is the 7,184th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]


United States Pimental migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pimental Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ferdinand Pimental, who was on record in Philadelphia in 1868

Contemporary Notables of the name Pimental (post 1700) +

  • José Luis Vizcaíno Pimental (b. 1968), former American Major League Baseball player
  • Brian Pimental, American veteran story artist and director of animated films
  • Edward F. Pimental (1965-1985), United States Army specialist
  • Nancy Marie Pimental (b. 1965), American actress and screenwriter


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm


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