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The noble Spanish surname Santoyo is of toponymic origin that is, it is derived from the name of the place where its original bearer was born or resided.Thus, the first bearer of this surname was a person who resided or was born in Santoyo.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Santojo, Santayo and others.
First found in the district of Astudillo, in the province of Palencia. An early reference to this surname dates back to the fifteenth century with a record of Francisco Nevares de Santoyo, lord of the towns of Carabaña, Valdelecha and Orusco.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Santoyo research. Another 390 words (28 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Santoyo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 66 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Santoyo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Santoyo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Santoyo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Santoyo Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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