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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.
The surname Yanez was first found in Castile, preeminent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
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.
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 and printed products wherever possible.
Prominent among members of the family were Pedro Yáñez Espiga and Fernán Ibáñez Baticela, who received a grant of land in the Repartimiento de Córdoba after that city was retaken from the Muslims in 1236; Gonzalo Yáñez de Meneses, who fought in the reconquest of Seville in 1248; Gonzalo Yáñez, who...
Another 114 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yanez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Yanez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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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