Last name: Martinez
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My great grandad changed his name from Martinez to Martinel when Musolini became in power when he moved from Spain to Italy. I have been told it is a jewish surname, if anyone has any more information on this i would be grateful
Massiel M, Martinez
wow my name is Massiel m. Martinez this is very interesting and good to know
There are some houses which had this surname in Navarre and Aragon.
That is taino not tino indians...and they did not have chiefs as they were all equals.
Actually they did have chiefs. http://www.topuertorico.org/reference/taino.shtml
Isaiah L. Martinez
Samantha G. Martinez
my name is samantha g. martinez and i think these websites are great cus i have a huge family and my moms mom great granda was a tino indian cheif :DD i would have been next in line for the thrown if it was still alive so im kinda royal to the tino indians i think its really cool :I
Martinez is a Sephardi Jewish name from Spain also Martin .
I thought Martinez originated in Santander, Spain?
Santander is in what formerly was the Kingdom of Castile on the Iberian Peninsula.
i love the last name that i have to represent :)
thats my last name :) its awesome to find out about this stuff isnt it ? i love finding out new things about my family cus i have a HUGE family like i found out my great geart great greart greadt grandpa was a tino indian chief :I
i know right ;)
anyone know of any maritnez members goin to the philippines, my grandmothers maiden name was martinez
In 1492 when Columbus arrived in America, several members of his crew had tne Martinez surname. It is of Galician ancestry, not Castilian.