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Ledesma Early Origins



The surname Ledesma was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.

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Ledesma Spelling Variations


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Ledesma Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ledesma, Ledezma, Ledsmo and others.

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Ledesma Early History


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Ledesma Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ledesma research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ledesma History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ledesma Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ledesma Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ledesma Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ledesma Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Catalina Ortiz Ledesma, recorded in New Spain in 1562

Ledesma Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco De Ledesma, who landed in America in 1812
  • Juan De Ledesma, who landed in America in 1812
  • Pedro De Ledesma, who landed in America in 1812
  • Alejo De Ledesma, who landed in America in 1813
  • Hernando De Ledesma, who landed in America in 1817
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ledesma (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ledesma (post 1700)



  • Rick Ledesma, American Republican politician, Republican Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 16th District, 1994 (primary), 1996
  • Mary L. Ledesma, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972
  • James Vela Ledesma (b. 1941), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Gabon, 1998-2001; Sao Tome & Principe, 1998-2001
  • Aaron Ledesma (b. 1971), American Major League Baseball player
  • James V Ledesma (b. 1941), American professional diplomat and ambassador
  • Cristian Daniel Ledesma (b. 1982), Argentine professional football player
  • Jaime Ledesma (b. 1973), Puerto Rican film director, producer and actor
  • Juan Francisco Azcárate y Ledesma, Mexican lawyer, leader in the movement for independence from Spain
  • Kuh Ledesma, Filipino jazz artist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    5. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Ledesma Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ledesma 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.

    This page was last modified on 28 June 2016 at 20:55.

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