patronymic origin, deriving from the personal name of the father of the initial bearer. In this instance, the surname Rezende 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 Rezende signifies "son or descendant of Resendo."
Early Origins of the Rezende family
Castile, along the western shore of the Iberian peninsula.
Early History of the Rezende family
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Rezende Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Resende, Resendez, Resendiz, Rezende, Rezendes and others.
Early Notables of the Rezende family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rezende 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 Rezende (post 1700)
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