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The Spanish surname Alsina is of noble and ancient descent. It appears to be a surname of topographic origin for someone who lived by a "holm-oak." The name Alsina is originally derived from the Spanish word "encina," which in the region of Castile means "oak tree."

Alsina Early Origins



The surname Alsina was first found in the province of Salamanca, in the ancient kingdom of Castile. Early records also show the Alsina family was present in Barcelona in the region of Catalonia in the early Middle Ageas.

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Alsina Spelling Variations


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Alsina Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Encinas, Encina, Alsina, Encinar, Encinosa and others.

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Alsina Early History


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Alsina Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alsina research. Another 297 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alsina History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alsina Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alsina Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alsina 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:

Alsina Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Melchor Alsina, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1833
  • Juan Alsina, aged 26, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853
  • Jose Alsina, aged 18, landed in New Orleans, La in 1854
  • Eusebio Alsina, aged 19, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1858

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Contemporary Notables of the name Alsina (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Alsina (post 1700)



  • Dr. Manuel F. Alsina Capo (1909-1967), Spanish-American urologist surgeon, co-founder of the New Progressive Party in 1967
  • Ramón Martí Alsina (1826-1894), Spanish realist painter from Catalonia
  • Valentín Alsina (1802-1869), Argentine lawyer and politician
  • Juan Agustín Perez Alsina, Argentine politician
  • Adolfo Alsina Maza (1829-1877), Argentine lawyer and Unitarian politician, one of the founders of the Partido Autonomista, Vice President of Argentina (1868)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
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    The Alsina Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alsina 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 3 December 2015 at 07:18.

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