and throughout the Iberian peninsula. The surname Tamayo is derived from a place name within the northern
. The Tamayo 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.
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