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The Spanish surname Viramontes is of noble descent and appears to be of toponymic origin, deriving from a place name where the original bearer resided or held land. The family name Viramontes is composed of the elements "mira" and "montes," two Spanish words with the combined meaning of "place with a view of the mountains."

Viramontes Early Origins



The surname Viramontes was first found in the village of Miramontes, situated in the province of La Coruna.

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Viramontes Spelling Variations


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Viramontes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Miramontes, Miramontez, Miramonte, Miramón and many more.

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Viramontes Early History


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Viramontes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Viramontes research. Another 392 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1809 and 1885 are included under the topic Early Viramontes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Viramontes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Viramontes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Viramontes 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 or some of its variants were: Juan De Miramonte who left Seville and emigrated to New Spain in 1562; and Florentino Miramonte who settled in Puerto Rico in 1860.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Viramontes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Viramontes (post 1700)



  • Tony Viramontes (1960-1988), American fashion and beauty illustrator
  • Helena Maria Viramontes (b. 1954), American fiction writer and professor of English
  • Maria T. Viramontes, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Richmond, California, 2006

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
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    The Viramontes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Viramontes 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 9 March 2016 at 01:19.

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