The noble Spanish surname Resendez is of patronymic
origin, deriving from the personal name
of the father of the initial bearer. In this instance, the surname Resendez 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 Resendez signifies "son or descendant of Resendo."
Early Origins of the Resendez family
The surname Resendez was first found in the ancient and powerful kingdom of Castile
, along the western shore of the Iberian peninsula.
Early History of the Resendez family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Resendez research.Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 157 and 1573 are included under the topic Early Resendez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Resendez Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Resende, Resendez, Resendiz, Rezende, Rezendes and others.
Early Notables of the Resendez 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 Resendez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Resendez 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 Resendez (post 1700)
- Irma Resendez (b. 1961), American advocate and author who founded the bilingual multiple sclerosis non-profit organization Familia Unida Living with MS in 1998
- Andres Resendez, Mexican historian at the University of California, Davis
- José Luis Reséndez Santos (b. 1978), Mexican actor and model