The Pumarejo surname is derived from the Latin word "pomum," which had anciently meant "edible fruit," but by the 5th Century, had come to mean "apple."
Early Origins of the Pumarejo family
The surname Pumarejo was first found in Aragon
an ancient Kingdom of Spain
. It has been suggested the Pumarejo surname branched from the mountains of Cantabria, Santander, and branched to Aragon
, establishing themselves in a place that came to be known as Pomar, in Sariñena, Huesca.
Early History of the Pumarejo family
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Pumarejo Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pomar, Pomar, Poumar, Poumer, Pomier, Pomares, Pumar, Pumarin, Pumares and many more.
Early Notables of the Pumarejo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pumarejo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso De Pomareda, who arrived in Peru in 1570. Plácido del Pumar de Gutiérrez de la Vega y Villegas (b. circa 1680 in Santillana del Mar, Santander, Spain) migrated to Barinas, Venezuela towards the end of the 17th Century. José.
Contemporary Notables of the name Pumarejo (post 1700)
- Octavio Ramos Pumarejo (1932-2016), Puerto Rican jíbaro singer and comedian