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Alcaras Early Origins



The surname Alcaras was first found in the kingdom of Castile, where a nobleman of unknown name who aided in the reconquest of the city of Alcaraz in 1213, was given that city's name to bear as his surname by King Don Alfonso VIII of Castile. One of his descendants was Mateo de Alcaraz, who was with Don Fernando III, " the Saint, " in 1227, during the conquest of Baeza, and the founding of the house of Lorca.

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Alcaras Spelling Variations


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Alcaras Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Alcaraz, Alcaras and others.

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Alcaras Early History


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Alcaras Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alcaras research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1523, 1542, 1565, 1593, 1523, 1542, 1565, 1593, 1616 and 1618 are included under the topic Early Alcaras History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alcaras Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alcaras Early Notables (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, don Francisco and don Juan Alcaraz of...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alcaras 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 or some of its variants were: Francisca de Marchena Alcaraz, who arrived in the Dominican Republic in 1563; with his wife and three children, Giwin Alcaraz, who arrived in New Orleans in 1829.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    3. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Alcaras Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alcaras 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 8 September 2015 at 08:53.

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