The prestigious surname Sanchis originated in Spain
. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames
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 Sanchis 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 Sanchis family
The surname Sanchis was first found in Castile
, where the name originated in Visigothic
Early History of the Sanchis family
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Sanchis 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 Sanchis 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... Another 79 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sanchis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sanchis family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sanchis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Ednoe Sanchis, who landed in America in 1875 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)