The noble Spanish surname Rezende is of 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
The surname Rezende was first found in the ancient and powerful kingdom of Castile, along the western shore of the Iberian peninsula.
Early History of the Rezende family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rezende research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 157 and 1573 are included under the topic Early Rezende History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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)
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 Rezende Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Rezende family
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.