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Where did the Spanish Yanez family come from? What is the Spanish Yanez family crest and coat of arms? When did the Yanez family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Yanez family history?

The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Yanez. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez.


Spelling variations of this family name include: Ibáñez, Ibañez, Ibánez, Ibanez, Ibán, Iban, Iváñez, Ivañez, Ivánez, Ivanez, Báñez, Bañez, Bánez, Banez, Fáñez, Fañez, Fánez, Fanez, Juan, Juanes, Juanas, Juano, Joanes, Juánez, Juanez, Yáñez, Yañez, Yánez and many more.

First found in Castile, preeminent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yanez research. Another 231 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1094, 1236, 1248, 1257, 1644, 1712, 1700 and 1709 are included under the topic Early Yanez History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 317 words(23 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yanez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Yanez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hernando Yanez, who landed in America in 1826
  • Gonzalo Yanez, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1827
  • Rodrigo Yanez, who landed in America in 1827
  • Juan Yanez, who arrived in New Spain in 1834
  • Pedro Yanez, who arrived in Columbia in 1836


  • Luis Yáñez (b. 1988), American gold medalist boxer at the 2007 Pan American Games
  • Carlos M Cuesta Yañez (b. 1905), professor of Medicine in Argentina
  • Agustín Yáñez Delgadillo (1904-1980), Mexican writer and politician
  • Renzo Alberto Yáñez Adasme (b. 1980), Chilean footballer
  • Eduardo Yáñez (b. 1960), Mexican television and film actor
  • Eliodoro Yáñez Ponce de León (1860-1932), Chilean journalist, lawyer, and politician


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