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

Tamayo Early Origins



The surname Tamayo 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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Tamayo Spelling Variations


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Tamayo Spelling Variations



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

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Tamayo Early History


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Tamayo Early History



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

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Tamayo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tamayo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tamayo 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 were:

Tamayo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco Tamayo, who landed in America in 1838
  • Juana De Tamayo, who arrived in New Spain in 1875
  • Vicente De Tamayo, who landed in Columbia in 1884
  • Diego De Tamayo, who arrived in Peru in 1890

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tamayo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tamayo (post 1700)



  • Lillian Tamayo, American Democrat politician, Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008
  • James Anthony Tamayo (b. 1949), the current American bishop of Laredo, Texas
  • Manuel Tamayo (1829-1898), the celebrated Spanish dramatist of the 19th century
  • José Luis Tamayo (1858-1947), President of Ecuador 1920-1924
  • Gustavo E. Tamayo, Colombian ophthalmologist
  • Didier Tamayo (b. 1939), Colombian fencer
  • Rufino Tamayo (b. 1899), Mexican artist
  • Franz Tamayo (1879-1956), Bolivian writer and poet

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. 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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. 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.
    10. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
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    The Tamayo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tamayo 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 29 November 2016 at 10:41.

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