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Ortiz Surname Origin
(Spanish) patronymic from the Basque personal name Orti - son of Orti
Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.
Ortiz Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Ortiz family history than the origin of your surname:
A Ortiz Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes