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The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Carrasca. The original bearer of the name Carrasca, 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 Carrasca family originally lived in a place called Carrasco, which is in the municipality of Sandion de la Ribvera, in the province of Salamanca.

Carrasca Early Origins



The surname Carrasca was first found in Castile, an important medieval kingdom of northern Spain.

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Carrasca Spelling Variations


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Carrasca Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Carrasco, Carrasca, Carrascal, Carrascosa, Carrascoso, Carrasquedo, Carrasquilla and many more.

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Carrasca Early History


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Carrasca Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carrasca research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1064, 1769 and 1670 are included under the topic Early Carrasca History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carrasca Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carrasca Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Francisco Carrasco, created Marquis of La Corona in 1769; Juan Carrasco (died c. 1670) Spanish apologist from Madrid; eighteenth century Spanish military officer and writer Esteban Félix...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carrasca 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: 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 Martín Carrasco, who sailed to America in 1512.

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Citations



    Other References

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    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Carrasca Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carrasca 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 30 October 2012 at 09:56.

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