The Sandez surname is from the Galician (Gallego) language, spoken in Galicia
, northwestern Spain
, bordering Portugal, Asturias
and Castilla y León.
Early Origins of the Sandez family
The surname Sandez was first found in Galicia
, where, according to Juan Garcto in his "Libros de Nobilitate," the family's "casa solar" or home, is said to be Sande Castle in the place and valley of the same name. Today Sande is a parish in, the city of Cartello, in the province of Orense. The first caballero (knight) on record of the name from this region was Juan de Sande.
Early History of the Sandez family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sandez research.Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1564, 1610, 1623, 1542, 1607, 1793, 1808, 1824, 1489, 1573, 1610, 1571, 1572, 1540, 1627, 1575 and 1580 are included under the topic Early Sandez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sandez Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Sandez 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 familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Don Alvaro de Sande (1489-1573), Spanish nobleman... Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sandez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sandez family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco Sande Villaverde, who settled in Puerto Rico in 1860; Albert Sandoz, who was naturalized in Alabama in 1858; Angel Sande of Muros, Spain
, who arrived at Ellis Island
on May 6, 1916.
Contemporary Notables of the name Sandez (post 1700)
- Braulio Maldonado Sandez (1903-1990), Mexican politician, the first Governor of Baja California (1953-1959)