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Where did the Spanish Llorca family come from? What is the Spanish Llorca family crest and coat of arms? When did the Llorca family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Llorca family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lorca, Loca, Llorca and others.

First found in Navarre, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Llorca research. Another 504 words(36 lines of text) covering the years 1516, 1656, and 1662 are included under the topic Early Llorca History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 26 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Llorca Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Llorca Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Jose Llorca, aged 50, landed in New Orleans, La in 1827
  • Alejandro Llorca, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Angela Llorca, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1876


  • Rubén Torres Llorca (b. 1957), award-winning Cuban-American artist
  • Manuel Llorca (b. 1952), American professional baseball player
  • Samuel Llorca Ripoll (b. 1985), Spanish professional footballer
  • Ricardo Llorca (b. 1962), Spanish-born composer of classical music and opera



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The Llorca Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Llorca Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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