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Early Origins of the Abarca family

The surname Abarca was first found in Aragon an ancient Kingdom of Spain.

Early History of the Abarca family

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Abarca Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Abarca, Abarcia, Abaria, Abarcal, Abarcca, Abarce, Abarcae, Abarcios, Abarcou and many more.

Early Notables of the Abarca family

Notable bearers of the family name Abarca

  • Maria de Abarca (Dona Maria de Abarca) a 17th century Spanish painter active between 1630-1656...

Abarca Ranking

In the United States, the name Abarca is the 9,369th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Abarca migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Abarca Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pedro Abarca, who arrived in America in 1813 [2]
  • Gasper Abarca, aged 35, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1850 [2]
  • Angel Abarca, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1881 [2]
  • Mariana Abarca, who landed in Peru in 1883 [2]
  • Maria Abarca, who arrived in Peru in 1884 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Abarca (post 1700) +

  • Mariano Ricafort Palacin y Abarca (1776-1846), Spanish Governor of Cuba
  • Maria de Abarca (d. 1656), Spanish woman painter
  • Josep Maria Abarca (b. 1974), Spanish water polo player
  • Pedro Abarca (1619-1693), Spanish Jesuit theologian
  • Joaquin Abarca (1780-1844), Spanish prelate
  • Pedro Pablo Abarca y Bolca (1718-1799), Spanish Count of Aranda and statesman
  • Luis Flores Abarca (b. 1982), Chilean footballer
  • Cristián Felipe Abarca (b. 1989), Chilean footballer
  • Juan René Abarca (b. 1988), Chilean footballer
  • Carlos Abarca (b. 1900), Chilean boxer

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook