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The surname Carranza comes from the place name Carranza or Karranza, a valley located in the district of Valmaseda, in the Basque province of Vizcaya.

Carranza Early Origins



The surname Carranza was first found in the Basque region of Navarre.

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Carranza Spelling Variations


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Carranza Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Carranza, Karranza and others.

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Carranza Early History


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Carranza Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carranza research. Another 361 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1503, 1554, 1559, and 1576 are included under the topic Early Carranza History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carranza Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carranza Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was the Carranza family of Navarre, who held their ancestral seat at Miranda de Arga, in the district of Tafalla. Bartolome de Carranza de Miranda (1503-1576) the Spanish theologian, born in Miranda, Navarre was of this family. A Dominican, he became...

Another 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carranza 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:

Carranza Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Diego de Carranza, who landed in Spanish America in 1513
  • Juan de Carranza, who sailed to Spanish America in 1534
  • Melchor de Carranza, who immigrated to Peru in 1560
  • Pedro de Carranza and his wife Maria Ruiz, who arrived in Colombia in 1565
  • Gregorio de Carranza, who sailed with his wife and children to Cartagena in 1578
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Carranza Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego De Carranza, who landed in America in 1813
  • A I Carranza, aged 40, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1825
  • F. Carranza, aged 70, landed in New Orleans, La in 1831
  • Juan De Carranza, who arrived in America in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carranza (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carranza (post 1700)



  • Robert Carranza, American four-time Grammy winner Recording Engineer and Mixer
  • Cali Carranza (b. 1953), notable American Tejano musician
  • Bartolomé Carranza (1503-1576), Spanish theologian and Archbishop of Toledo
  • Don Jerónimo de Carranza (d. 1600), commonly called the "Father of Spanish Fencing"
  • Mario Aguiñada Carranza (1942-2015), Salvadoran activist and politician, Member of the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador between 1991 and 1994
  • Víctor Carranza (b. 1940), Colombian emerald czar
  • Diego Carranza (b. 1559), Mexican Dominican missionary
  • Carlos María Abascal Carranza (1949-2008), Mexican lawyer and the Secretary of the Interior
  • Adolfo Carranza (1857-1914), Argentine lawyer, public official, historian, and writer
  • Captain Emilio Carranza (1905-1928), noted Mexican aviator and national hero
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. 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.
    7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The Carranza Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carranza 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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