Blanco History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Blanco family

The surname Blanco was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.

Early History of the Blanco family

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Blanco Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Blancom, Blancos and others.

Early Notables of the Blanco family (pre 1700)

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Blanco World Ranking

In the United States, the name Blanco is the 1,474th most popular surname with an estimated 19,896 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Blanco is ranked the 2,013rd most popular surname with an estimated 3,103 people with that name. [2] And in South America, the name Blanco is the 16th popular surname with an estimated 154 people with that name. [3]


United States Blanco migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blanco Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Antonio Blanco, who arrived in New Granada in 1577
  • Lucas Blanco, who settled in emigrated to Peru in 1592
Blanco Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Domingo Blanco, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803 [4]
  • Miguel Blanco, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1804 [4]
  • Pero Blanco, who arrived in America in 1811 [4]
  • D. Blanco who arrived in New Orleans in 1823
  • Bartholome Blanco, who arrived in New York in 1825 [4]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Blanco (post 1700) +

  • Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (1942-2019), American politician, 54th Governor of Louisiana from January 2004 to January 2008
  • Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (b. 1942), American politician, Governor of Louisiana (2003-)
  • Francisco Manuel Blanco (1778-1845), Spanish botanist
  • Dairon Alberto Blanco Joseph (1992-2020), Cuban footballer who played as a midfielder for the Cuba National Team (2012-2016)
  • Cecilia Caballero Blanco (1913-2019), Colombian socialite, First Lady (1974–1978)
  • Hugo Blanco (1940-2015), Venezuelan musician, best known for writing "Moliendo Café"
  • Henry Ramón Blanco (b. 1971), Venezuelan Major League Baseball player
  • Dámaso Blanco, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Mexican footballer
  • Juan Carlos Blanco, Uruguayan colonel
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  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  3. ^ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_common_surnames_in_South_America
  4. ^ 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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