The noble Spanish surname Resende is of patronymic
origin, deriving from the personal name
of the father of the initial bearer. In this instance, the surname Resende derives from the Visigothic
personal name "Resendo."The personal name Resendo is a name composed of the Germanic elements "reths" meaning "counsel, advice" and "sinths" which signifies "way, path." In this instance, the surname Resende signifies "son or descendant of Resendo."
Early Origins of the Resende family
The surname Resende was first found in the ancient and powerful kingdom of Castile
, along the western shore of the Iberian peninsula.
Early History of the Resende family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Resende research.Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 157 and 1573 are included under the topic Early Resende History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Resende Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Resende, Resendez, Resendiz, Rezende, Rezendes and others.
Early Notables of the Resende family (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... Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Resende Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Resende family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those who settled along the eastern coast of North America, and throughout Central and South America.
Contemporary Notables of the name Resende (post 1700)
- Oto Lara Resende (b. 1922), lawyer from Brazil
- Júlio Resende (b. 1917), Portuguese painter