Saez History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prestigious surname Saez originated in Spain. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The name Saez is derived from the extremely popular medieval given name Sancho. This given name was originally derived from the Latin name Sanctius, a derivative of "sanctus." The name owes its popularity to the fact that it was borne by a 9th century martyr of Cordova.

Early Origins of the Saez family

The surname Saez was first found in Castile, where the name originated in Visigothic times.

Early History of the Saez family

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Saez Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Sánchez, Sanchez, Sans, Sanx, Sanz, Sainz, Sáenz, Saenz, Saiz, Sáez, Saez, Sánguez, Sanguez, Sánchiz and many more.

Early Notables of the Saez family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family were Galin Sanchiz, an Aragonese nobleman of the late twelfth century; Antonio Sánchez Muñoz, thirteenth century Bishop of Albarracín; Fernán Sánchez de Valladolid, Counsellor to King Alfonso XI; Fernán Sánchez de Tovar, Admiral of the Castilian fleet in the 1370s; Juan Sánchez Manuel, Count of Carrion in the reign of King Henry III; Ferrán Sánchez Calavera, fifteenth century poet...
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Saez Ranking

In the United States, the name Saez is the 7,130th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Saez is ranked the 2,692nd most popular surname with an estimated 2,000 - 2,500 people with that name. [2]


United States Saez migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Saez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jose Saez, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803 [3]
  • Matias Saez, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803 [3]
  • Juan Saez, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1858 [3]
  • Antonio Saez, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [3]
  • Gaspar Saez, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [3]
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Saez Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Gumersindo Saez, who landed in Alabama in 1925 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Saez (post 1700) +

  • Mirian Saez, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 2000, 2004; Member of Democratic National Committee from District of Columbia, 2004-08 [4]
  • Manuel Sáez (b. 1961), Spanish artist
  • José Ignacio "Iñaki" Sáez Ruiz (b. 1943), retired Spanish football defender and manager
  • Daniel Sáez Tomás (b. 1985), Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle racer
  • Sebastián Sáez (b. 1985), Argentine footballer
  • Manuel Saez (b. 1973), Argentine award-winning industrial designer
  • Sheldry Nazareth Sáez Bustavino (b. 1992), Panamanian model and beauty pageant contestant, winner of the Miss Panama 2011
  • Emmanuel Saez (b. 1972), French economist and a Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, recipient of the John Bates Clark Medal in 2009
  • Gabriel Saez (b. 1988), Panamanian horse racing jockey with 116 career wins
  • Irene Lailin Sáez Conde (b. 1961), Venezuelan politician and a former Miss Universe
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  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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