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The noble Spanish surname Amescoa is of toponymic origin. Toponymic surnames are those names which derive their origin from a particular place-name near which the original bearer lived or held land. Thus the surname Amescoa means "one who hailed from Amescoa."

Amescoa Early Origins



The surname Amescoa was first found in the town of Amescoa la Alta or Amescoa la Baja, located in the province of Navarre.

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Amescoa Spelling Variations


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Amescoa Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Amezcua, Amescua, Amescoa, Amasco and others.

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Amescoa Early History


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Amescoa Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Amescoa research. Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 143 and 1437 are included under the topic Early Amescoa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Amescoa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Amescoa Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Amescoa 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: Bernardo De Amasco who arrived in Peru in 1584.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. 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.
    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. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Amescoa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Amescoa 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 29 August 2012 at 11:03.

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