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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
  • Rafael Tenorio, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1840
  • Gregorio Tenorio, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1857
  • Jose Tenorio, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1870

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



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. 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.

    This page was last modified on 15 December 2015 at 01:24.

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