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The noble surname Cartegena is of Spanish descent, and appears to be of toponymic origin, derived from the place name where the original bearer first lived or owned land. Thus, the name Cartegena signifies "one who hails from the city of Cartagena."

Cartegena Early Origins



The surname Cartegena was first found in the Castilian province of Burgos. Early records of the surname Cartegena mention Alonso de Santa María de Cartagena who was born in Burgos in 1384 and was a distinguished politician, poet and philosopher of his time.

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Cartegena Spelling Variations


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Cartegena Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cartegena, Cartaganas, Carajana and others.

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Cartegena Early History


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Cartegena Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cartegena research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1689, 1870 and 1797 are included under the topic Early Cartegena History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cartegena Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cartegena Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cartegena 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: Barbola De Cartagena who arrived in Peru in !569; Diego De Cartagena who settled in Peru in 1582; and Miguel De Cartagena who also settled in Peru in 1582..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. 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. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Cartegena Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cartegena 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 4 March 2014 at 14:52.

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