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

Carrassa Early Origins



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

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Carrassa Spelling Variations


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Carrassa Spelling Variations



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

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Carrassa Early History


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Carrassa Early History



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

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Carrassa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carrassa 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 Carrassa 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


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
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    The Carrassa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carrassa 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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