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From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Carrizo family. Originally, the Spanish people were known only by a single name. The process by which hereditary surnames were adopted in Spain is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The name Carrizo is a nickname type of surname for a person who was bold or shameless. Further research showed the name was derived from the Spanish word "carrillo," which means cheek.

Carrizo Early Origins



The surname Carrizo was first found in Castile, one of the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

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Carrizo Spelling Variations


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Carrizo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Carrillo, Carriello, Carillo, Carril, Cariello and others.

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Carrizo Early History


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Carrizo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carrizo research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1244, 1625 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Carrizo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carrizo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carrizo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were fifteenth century prelate Alonso Carrillo; Luis de Carrillo y Sotomayor, sixteenth century poet, literary critic and galley captain; Maria Barbara Carillo (1625-1721), burned at the stake for heresy during the Spanish Inquisition; she is believed to be the oldest person executed during the Inquisition...

Another 66 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carrizo 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:

Carrizo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gonzalo Carrizo, who arrived in America in 1828
  • Enrique R Carrizo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1882

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carrizo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carrizo (post 1700)



  • Antonio Carrizo (1926-2016), Argentine radio and television presenter

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Carrizo Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. 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.
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    The Carrizo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carrizo 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 2 January 2016 at 10:26.

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