Nunez Family History
Nunez Name Meaning
Spanish (Núñez): patronymic from the medieval personal name Nuño (see Nuno ). Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the name in 1 above at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later) some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022