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Samaniago History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The noble Spanish surname Samaniago is of local origin, derived from the name of the place where a man once lived or where he once owned land. In Medieval Spain, many families adopted the name of the estate or town where they lived as a means of identification. These names then became hereditary, and many modern surnames can be traced back to a small village or town.

Early Origins of the Samaniago family


The surname Samaniago was first found in the province of Alava in the northern Basque country. The family originated in the town of Samaniego, situated between the two cities of Vitorio and Logrono in northern Spain.

Early History of the Samaniago family


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Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1563, 1670, 1653, 1656, 1688, 1767, 1737, 1744, 1745, 1761, 1745 and 1801 are included under the topic Early Samaniago History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Samaniago Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Sameniego, Samengo, Samaniago and others.

Early Notables of the Samaniago family (pre 1700)


Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was Joseph Ruiz Samaniego ( fl. 1563-1670), maestro de capilla at the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar in Zaragoza; Juan de Samaniego y Díez de Ulzurrun Xaca ("Jaca") y Roncal, better known just as Juan Samaniego y Jaca, a prominent...
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Migration of the Samaniago family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Samaniago Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Manuel De Samaniago, aged 50, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Ramon De Samaniago, aged 44, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)

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