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The noble Spanish surname Amescua 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 Amescua means "one who hailed from Amescoa."

Amescua Early Origins



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

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Amescua Spelling Variations


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Amescua Spelling Variations



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

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Amescua Early History


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Amescua Early History



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

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Amescua Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Amescua Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Amescua 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Amescua (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Amescua (post 1700)



  • Juan Bautista Amescua (b. 1904), Mexican lawyer

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Amescua Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Amescua Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Amescua 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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