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The Ansara surname derives from the Basque term "anzar," composed of the elements "anza," or "pasture," and the suffix "-ar," meaning "place of;" thus the original bearer of the name was likely someone who lived near a pasture.
The surname Ansara was first found in de tierra de Cissa.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Anzar, Ansara and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ansara research. Another 346 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1440 and 1528 are included under the topic Early Ansara History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Ansara Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco F. Anza, whose oath of allegiance was recorded in Philadelphia in 1857; and Frank and Rosa Anzalone, who arrived in Louisiana between the years 1890-1910. Josefita Anzara was born in Isleta, Bernalillo, New Mexico, in 1838.
The Ansara Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ansara 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.
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