Carrasco History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Carrasco. The original bearer of the name Carrasco, 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 Carrasco 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 Carrasco family

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

Early History of the Carrasco family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carrasco research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1064, 1769 and 1670 are included under the topic Early Carrasco History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Carrasco Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Carrasco family (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...
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Carrasco Ranking

In the United States, the name Carrasco is the 2,035th most popular surname with an estimated 14,922 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Carrasco is ranked the 2,486th most popular surname with an estimated 2,500 - 3,000 people with that name. [2]


United States Carrasco migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Carrasco Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Martín Carrasco, who sailed to America in 1512
  • Julián de Carrasco, went to Río de la Plata in 1535
  • Bartolomé Carrasco, who immigrated to Colombia in 1536
  • Francisco Carrasco, who sailed to New Spain in 1536
  • 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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Carrasco Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Martin Carrasco, who arrived in America in 1812 [3]
  • Eno Carrasco, aged 35, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [3]
  • Julian Carrasco, who landed in Rio de la Plata in 1835 [3]
  • Francisco Carrasco, who landed in New Spain in 1836 [3]
  • Bartolome Carrasco, who landed in Columbia in 1836 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Carrasco (post 1700) +

  • Daniel J. "D. J." Carrasco (b. 1977), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Emma J Carrasco, American television executive
  • Cecilia Carmiña Carrasco, American banking executive
  • Alejandro Carrasco, American television station general manager
  • Raimon Carrasco Azemar (1924-2022), Spanish businessman from Barcelona, Spain, President of FC Barcelona
  • Francisco Antonio García Carrasco Díaz (1742-1813), Spanish soldier and Royal Governor of Chile
  • José Carlos Carrasco Távara (1944-2015), Peruvian politician and a Congressman
  • Nicolás Rodríguez Carrasco (1890-1940), Mexican general
  • Felix Carrasco (b. 1955), Mexican- Austrian conductor
  • Eduardo Guillermo Carrasco Pirard (b. 1940), Chilean musician and professor of philosophy
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  3. ^ 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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