Location: London, Spain, Mexico, California, Philippines
Surnames/tags: Garmino Gamino Garmin
The creation of the surname Garmino was formed through Spelling Variation derived from the origin patronymic name Gamino and some of these family name variations includes but not limited to; Germino, Garmino, Garmin, Giménez, Gimenez, Jimenez, Siménez, Simenez, Geméniz, Gemeniz, Jeméniz, Jemeniz, Ximénez, Ximenez, Gímez, Gimez, Jimeno, and many more.
In the 5th to 7th century, in the Visigoth era or early known as the Visigothic Kingdom it is the period where the migration of human settlement in Italy particularly in Spanish territories flourished. It became known in the migration the patronymic names that are being highlighted in the passenger lists, also described as surname or forename as we have known today. The spelling variation is commonly used at that time due to the establishment of patronymic and matronymic names. It also caused the mixed up of Spanish surnames when the Roman empire controlled the whole region of Spanish kingdoms.
Early notable of the surname Garmino was cited in the Spanish manuscript way back pre-1700 but the first man to bear recorded the name Gamino (without “R”) was first discovered in the year 1101. The earliest forms of the hereditary surnames in Spain is the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which also 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."
Angel Gamino was found to be the first settler in the United States. She arrived in Puerto Rico in 1898 however, during the migration period, Garmino was described as potonymic name as it required the migrant person to established the inhabited settlement or location to settle in America. Although this claim requires further deep search and verification, most of the ancestral migration of the Garmino where cited in the history of 17th to 19th century passenger and immigration index lists published by Filby P William.
The Ancestry site cited some registered locations of the surname Garmino in Mexico and California USA but it is predominantly found in Southeast Asia and most frequently occurring in the Philippines, 60% concentrated in Western Visayas, 25% in Mindanao and the rest scattered throughout the Philippines regions.
DNA History of Garmino migration is yet established
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