MacHuca History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The noble Spanish surname MacHuca is of occupational origin, deriving from the trade or profession pursued by the first bearer of the name. Here, the surname MacHuca derives from the same word "machucar," which is derived, from "machar," meaning "to strike in order to break something." Thus, the name MacHuca may have been given to someone who was a stone-cutter or a blacksmith.
Early Origins of the MacHuca family
The surname MacHuca was first found in the north central region of Castile.
Important Dates for the MacHuca family
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MacHuca Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Machucas, Machaca and others.
Early Notables of the MacHuca family (pre 1700)
Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, was Pedro Machuca (1490-1550), born in Toledo, he became a famous Spanish Renaissance...
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MacHuca migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical MacHuca Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
MacHuca Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- F Machuca, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 
- Antonio Machuca, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1880 
Contemporary Notables of the name MacHuca (post 1700)
- Don Jose Machuca y Romero, Philippine founder of Machuca Tile Inc., the oldest tile manufacturing business in the Philippines, established in the late 1900s
- Anggello Machuca (b. 1984), professional Paraguayan footballer
- Alexis Maximiliano Machuca (b. 1990), Chilean professional footballer
- Manuel Hernán Machuca Berríos (1924-1985), Chilean football defender who played for Chile in the 1950 FIFA World Cup
- Juan de Dios Machuca Valdés (b. 1951), Chilean football defender who played for Chile in the 1974 FIFA World Cup
- Salvador Machuca Alzua (b. 1928), civil engineer in Mexico
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