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

Pimentel Early Origins



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

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Pimentel Spelling Variations


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Pimentel Spelling Variations



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

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Pimentel Early History


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Pimentel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pimentel research. Another 425 words (30 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pimentel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pimentel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pimentel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pimentel 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:

Pimentel Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Garci Manuel Pimentel, who came to Mexico in 1530
  • Antonio Pimentel, who came to Spanish Main in 1536
  • Diego Pimentel, who came to New Spain in 1586
  • Juan Pimentel, who settled in Ecuador in 1588

Pimentel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Antonio Pimentel, who came to Louisiana in 1779

Pimentel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Josefa Pimentel, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816-1826
  • Juan Jose Pimentel, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Antonio Pimentel, who arrived in Spanish Main in 1836
  • Joaquin DeLosDolores Pimentel, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1855
  • Avelano Pimentel, aged 22, landed in Mobile, Ala in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pimentel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pimentel (post 1700)



  • George Claude Pimentel (1922-1989), American inventor of the chemical laser, awarded Wolf Prize in Chemistry (1982), Peter Debye Award (1983), National Medal of Science (1985), Franklin Medal (1985) and many more
  • Jack A. Pimentel, American politician, Mayor of Fremont, California, 1972-74; Defeated, 1978, 1982, 1989
  • Julio César Pimentel (b. 1985), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • José Barroso Pimentel (b. 1953), Brazilian banker and politician
  • Valentín Pimentel (b. 1991), Panamanian international footballer
  • Aquilino "Nene" Quilinging Pimentel Jr. (b. 1933), Filipino politician, President of the Senate of the Philippines from 2000-2001
  • Jesús Pimentel (b. 1940), Mexican bantamweight boxer
  • Fernando da Mata Pimentel, Mayor of Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2002-2008)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Pimentel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pimentel 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 8 December 2016 at 16:39.

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