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The Chacon surname comes from the word "chacón," meaning "gecko;" as such it was most likely originally a nickname, which went on to become a hereditary surname.

Chacon Early Origins



The surname Chacon was first found in Navarre, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain.

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Chacon Spelling Variations


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Chacon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chacon, Chacone, Chason, Chacàn, Chacànne, Chaconne, Chacàne, Chacun and many more.

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Chacon Early History


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Chacon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chacon research. Another 537 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1516 and 1763 are included under the topic Early Chacon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chacon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chacon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chacon 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:

Chacon Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Hernando Chacon, who came to America in 1513
  • Alonso Chacon, who arrived in New Spain in 1538
  • Maria Chacon, who came to Cuba in 1565

Chacon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hernando Chacon, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Juan Chacon, who landed in America in 1827
  • Alonso Chacon, who arrived in New Spain in 1838
  • S Chacon, aged 44, landed in New Orleans, La in 1843
  • Agustin Chacon, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chacon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chacon (post 1700)



  • Bobby Chacon (1951-2016), nicknamed "Schoolboy," an American two-time Super featherweight world boxing champion
  • Shawn Anthony Chacón (b. 1977), American former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • George Chacon, American visual artist, best known for his murals in Taos, New Mexico
  • Raven Chacon (b. 1977), American composer and artist
  • José Maria Chacón (1749-1833), Spanish Governor of Trinidad
  • Elio Chacón Rodríguez (1936-1992), Venezuela Major League Baseball second baseman and shortstop
  • Francisco Chacón (b. 1976), Mexican soccer official
  • Iris Chacón (b. 1950), Puerto Rico dancer, singer, and entertainer
  • Gerzon Armando Chacón (b. 1980), Venezuelan football defender
  • Julio Pablo Chacón (b. 1975), Argentine bronze medalist boxer at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Chacon Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. 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. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Chacon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chacon 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 28 November 2016 at 16:55.

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