and throughout the Iberian peninsula. The surname Tamajo is derived from a place name within the northern
. The Tamajo surname denotes descent from a native of the town of Tamayo in the Burgos region of Northern Spain.
, most notably in Catalonia. The earliest record of the surname in
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.
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.
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.