Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Carissa. The original bearer of the name Carissa, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Carissa family originally lived in a place called Carrasco, which is in the municipality of Sandion de la Ribvera, in the province of Salamanca.
Early Origins of the Carissa family
Castile, an important medieval kingdom of northern Spain.
Early History of the Carissa family
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Carissa Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Carrasco, Carrasca, Carrascal, Carrascosa, Carrascoso, Carrasquedo, Carrasquilla and many more.
Early Notables of the Carissa family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Carissa family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Julián Carrasco, a priest who accompanied Pedro de Mendoza to Argentina. He witnessed the founding of the city of Buenos Aires in 1536; and was the first parish priest of Buenos Aires. Other early migrants to the New World included Martí.
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