When Francisco Cornejo was born in 1520, in Spain, his father, Alvaro Cornejo, was 18 and his mother, Ana Maldonado, was 18. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Francisca de Velasco. He died about 1559, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, at the age of 40.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Carlos, Juan, Manuel, Arturo, Luis, Ricardo, Francisco, Miguel, Jorge, Raul, Ruben.
Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived by a dogwood tree, Spanish cornejo (from Latin corniculus), or a habitational name from any of various minor places called Cornejo, for example in the provinces of Almería, Burgos, and Ciudad Real.
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