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The distinguished Spanish surname Tenorio is of nickname origin. Nickname surnames are those names which are based on a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the initial bearer. In this instance, the surname Tenorio means "a womanizer" or a person who has characteristics of a Don Juan.

Tenorio Early Origins



The surname Tenorio was first found in the northwestern region of Galicia in the province of Pontevedra.

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Tenorio Spelling Variations


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Tenorio Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tenorios, Tanorio and others.

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Tenorio Early History


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Tenorio Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tenorio research. Another 409 words (29 lines of text) covering the year 1642 is included under the topic Early Tenorio History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tenorio Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tenorio Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tenorio 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:

Tenorio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cristobal Tenorio, who arrived in America in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Rafael Tenorio, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Gregorio Tenorio, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1857 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jose Tenorio, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1870 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Tenorio Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Antonio Tenorio, aged 40, who settled in America from Barcelona, Spain, in 1910
  • Jose Tenorio, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Mexico City, in 1913
  • Francesca Tenorio, aged 26, who emigrated to America from Havana, Cuba, in 1915
  • Primitivo Tenorio, aged 54, who emigrated to the United States from Palmira, Columbia, in 1916
  • Manuel Tenorio, aged 25, who landed in America from Puenta Arenas, Costa Rica, in 1917
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tenorio (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tenorio (post 1700)



  • Elisa Mendoza Tenorio, Spanish actress
  • Edwin Rolando Tenorio Montaño (b. 1976), Ecuadorian football midfielder
  • Pedro "Pete" Pangelinan Tenorio (b. 1934), second and fifth elected Governor of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Froilan Cruz Tenorio (b. 1939), fourth elected Governor of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Byron Zózimo Tenorio (b. 1966), retired Ecuadorian football defender, member of the Ecuador national football team for nine years
  • Antônio Tenório da Silva (b. 1970), Brazilian judoka
  • Carlos Vicente Tenorio Medina (b. 1979), Ecuadorian footballer

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. 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.
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  9. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
  10. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  11. ...

The Tenorio Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tenorio 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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