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

Carrasquilla Early Origins



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

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Carrasquilla Spelling Variations


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Carrasquilla Spelling Variations



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

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Carrasquilla Early History


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Carrasquilla Early History



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

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Carrasquilla Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carrasquilla 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 Carrasquilla 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Carrasquilla (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carrasquilla (post 1700)



  • Tomás Carrasquilla (1858-1940), Colombian novelist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    9. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Carrasquilla Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carrasquilla 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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