Maria Josepha Armendariz

Brief Life History of Maria Josepha

When Maria Josepha Armendariz was christened on 24 January 1738, in Etxarri Aranatz, Nafarroa, Spain, her father, Joseph de Armendariz, was 51 and her mother, María de Miguel de Echarri, was 28.

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Joseph de Armendariz
María de Miguel de Echarri
Maria Josepha Armendariz
Isabela Armendariz
Joseph Thomas Armendáriz Echarri

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  • Maria Josepha de Armendariz, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"
  • Maria Josepha De Armendariz, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

World Events (3)


Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom.


French forces led by Napoleon conquered Spain but the Spanish regained control in 1814.

1808 · Peninsular war

War against Napolean was met with great resistance by Spanish nationalists, with help from British troops, Spain force French out of the peninsula.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Manuel, Carlos, Juan, Ruben, Alfredo, Arturo, Jesus, Raul, Armando, Enrique, Fernando.

Basque: Castilianized form (Armendáriz) of Armendaritz, which is either a patronymic from Armentari, from the Latin occupational name armentarius ‘herdsman’, or a habitatonal name from the village of Armendaritze (in French: Armendarits) in Lower Navarre (now in Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France), most likely named from the same Latin word (derivation from the elements arri ‘rock’ + mendi ‘mountain’ + aritz ‘oak’ is probably a folk etymology). Compare Almendarez , Almendariz , and Armendarez .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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