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The founding heritage of the Bazan family is in the Anglo-Saxon culture that once dominated in Britain. The name Bazan comes from when one of the family worked as a coiner or minter. The name is derived from a coin called the byzantius, whose name is derived from the city of Byzantium, where they were minted.

Bazan Early Origins



The surname Bazan was first found in Middlesex, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bazan Spelling Variations


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Bazan Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Bazan has been spelled many different ways, including Besant, Besaynt, Bezant, Bessant, Besand, Beasant, Bessent, Beazant, Bayzand, Beszant, Bassant, Bassent and many more.

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Bazan Early History


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Bazan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bazan research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1168, 1190, 1194, 1748, 1752, 1776, 1836, and 1870 are included under the topic Early Bazan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bazan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bazan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bazan 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Bazans to arrive in North America:

Bazan Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Jeronimo Bazan, who came to Peru in 1569
  • Pascual Bazan, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1579
  • Francisco Bazan, who arrived in Peru in 1584
  • Estefania Bazan, who came to Peru in 1599

Bazan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego De Bazan, who arrived in America in 1828
  • Melchor Bazan, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835
  • Pedro De Bazan, who arrived in New Spain in 1853
  • Maria Concepcion Bazan, who came to Kansas in 1876
  • Pascual Bazan, who landed in Dominican Republic in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bazan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bazan (post 1700)



  • David Bazan (b. 1976), American indie rock singer-songwriter
  • Abel Bazán (1833-1903), Argentine politician and jurist
  • César Bazán Pérez (b. 1974), Mexican former professional boxer
  • Rosalba Géraldine Bazán Ortíz (b. 1983), Mexican actress, singer, and anchorwoman
  • Mario Bazán (b. 1987), Peruvian runner specializing in the 3000 metres steeplechase
  • Gonzalo Bazán, Argentine footballer
  • Francisco de Paula Bazán Landi (b. 1980), Peruvian goalkeeper
  • Leonid Anatolievich Bazan (b. 1985), Ukrainian-born Bulgarian two-time silver medalist freestyle wrestler
  • Jorge Bazán Lazarte (b. 1991), Peruvian footballer
  • Emilia Pardo Bazán (1851-1921), Spanish novelist, journalist, essayist, critic and scholar from Galicia
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Bazan Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    11. ...

    The Bazan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bazan 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 31 October 2014 at 07:50.

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