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

Amezcua Early Origins



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

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Amezcua Spelling Variations


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Amezcua Spelling Variations



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

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Amezcua Early History


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Amezcua Early History



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

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Amezcua Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Amezcua Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Amezcua 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 Amezcua (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Amezcua (post 1700)



  • Jenaro Amezcua Amezcua (b. 1887), Mexican revolutionary leader

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Amezcua Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Amezcua Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Amezcua 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 12 November 2012 at 16:26.

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