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The distinguished surname Tamajo has its origins in Spain and throughout the Iberian peninsula. The surname Tamajo is derived from a place name within the northern Regions of Spain. The Tamajo surname denotes descent from a native of the town of Tamayo in the Burgos region of Northern Spain.

Tamajo Early Origins



The surname Tamajo was first found in the northern Regions of Spain, most notably in Catalonia. The earliest record of the surname in Spain mentions a Tomas Tomayo y Varga, who was recorded in 1426 as belonging to an ancient and much respected lineage of the name in the Sousa district.

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Tamajo Spelling Variations


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Tamajo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tomayo, Tamajo, Tomago and others.

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Tamajo Early History


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Tamajo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tamajo research. Another 362 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1637, 1696, and 1775 are included under the topic Early Tamajo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tamajo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tamajo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tamajo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juanes De Tamayo who immigrated to Guatemala in 1567; Crisanto Tamayo who came to New Spain in 1580; Vicente De Tamayo who arrived in Colombia in 1584.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    8. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Tamajo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tamajo 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.

    This page was last modified on 14 November 2012 at 16:14.

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