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The noble surname Asencio is of Spanish descent and appears to be of locative origin. Thus, the name is derived from a natural or man-made feature near to where the original bearer once dwelled. In this instance, the surname Asencio is derived from the Basque word "asen" meaning "blackberry bush," and the locative suffix "-sio." Thus the surname Asencio signifies "dweller at the place where the blackberry bushes grew."

Asencio Early Origins



The surname Asencio was first found in the northern Basque country, where the family was able to establish their "casa solar" and become an influential family.

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Asencio Spelling Variations


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Asencio Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Asensio, Asencio, Asenjo, Asentzio and others.

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Asencio Early History


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Asencio Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Asencio research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1791, 1736 and 1767 are included under the topic Early Asencio History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Asencio Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Asencio Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Asencio 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:

Asencio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Asencio, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1881 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Asencio (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Asencio (post 1700)



  • Diego Cortes Asencio (b. 1931), American diplomat, United States Ambassador to Colombia (1977-1980) and United States Ambassador to Brazil (1983-1886)
  • Henry Asencio (b. 1971), American award-winning contemporary painter
  • Jairo Manuel Asencio (b. 1983), American Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher
  • Vicente Asencio y Ruano (1908-1979), Spanish composer, best known for his works for guitar
  • Miguel DePaula Asencio (b. 1980), Dominican Republic former Major League Baseball pitcher

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Asencio Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  4. 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.
  5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  6. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Asencio Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Asencio 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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