Sancho


Sancho
This famous Spanish and Portuguese surname is recorded in many forms including Sancho, Sanchez, Sans, and the Italian Sanzio. However spelt it is both religious and baptismal in original, the derivation being from the Roman (Latin) 'sanctus' meaning blameless, holy, and later saintly, a meaning which no doubt greatly contributed to its popularity both as a given name and later a surname. The name was also given further impetus by a 9th century martyr from Cordova, who seems to be have been confusingly known as 'Sanctus, the Sanctus'. Even without the strong religious element, Spain was a province of the Roman Empire for several centuries, and many Spanish and Portuguese names owe their existence to this period, of which this is one. Early examples of the surname recordings taken from authentic civil and church registers include Catarina Sanchez, born at Sevilla, Spain, on November 23rd 1520, and Bartolome Sanches, christened at Villapalacio, San Sebastian, Spain, on June 27th 1588. In California Maria Ramona Sanchez was born at Mission San Francisco on August 22nd 1782, whilst on April 14th 1872, Tomas Sanchez was christened at the Plaza Church, Los Angeles. The coat of arms has the very distinctive blazon of a blue field charged with a gold eagle displayed wearing a crown. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Alonso Sanchez de Copeda, which was dated 1509, at the city of Alicante, Spain, during the reign of King Ferdinand 11, of Spain and Portugal, 1489 - 1512. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Sancho IV — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El término Sancho IV puede referirse a: Sancho IV el de Peñalén, rey de Pamplona (1054 1076) Sancho IV el Bravo, rey de Castilla (1284 1295) Obtenido de Sancho IV Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sancho — m Spanish: of uncertain origin. The vernacular form Sancho and the Latin Sanctius are used interchangeably in medieval documents, and it is possible that Sancho is derived from Sanctius, a derivative of sanctus holy. On the other hand, the… …   First names dictionary

  • Sancho II — may refer to:* Sancho II of Castile (1040 1072), King of Castile (1065 1072) and Leon (1072) * Sancho II of Pamplona (b. aft. 935–994), King of Pamplona and Count of Aragon (970 994) * Sancho II of Portugal (1207 1248), King of Portugal (1223… …   Wikipedia

  • Sancho IV — can refer to:*Duke Sancho IV Garcés of Gascony (d. 950x955) *King Sancho IV of Navarre (d. 1076) *King Sancho IV of Castile (c. 1257 1295) …   Wikipedia


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