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The Spanish surname Brisas is of toponymic origin, being derived from the place where the original bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname signifies "one from Briz." The place name Briz, comes from the Latin "briza," from the Greek "brithein," meaning "to incline, slope, slant, tilt, be inclined."

Brisas Early Origins



The surname Brisas was first found in the valle of Camaleño in the northern region of Catanbria.

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Brisas Spelling Variations


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Brisas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Briseno, Brizeno, Brisas, Briceño and others.

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Brisas Early History


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Brisas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brisas research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 162 and 1628 are included under the topic Early Brisas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brisas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brisas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias...

Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brisas 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: Gaspar Briceno who arrived in American in 1526; Ana Briceno who came to Chile in 1555; Hernando Briceno who emigrated to Guatemala in 1563; Juan Briceno who sailed to the Spanish Main in 1571.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    3. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Brisas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brisas 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 21 November 2013 at 09:07.

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