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The noble Spanish surname Chica is of nickname origin, deriving from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the first bearer. In this instance, the surname Chica comes directly from the word "chico" which signifies "small, young." Therefore, the surname Chica was given as a nickname to a small man or to the younger of two bearers of the same given name.

Chica Early Origins



The surname Chica was first found in the province of Toledo, in the ancient kingdom of Castile.

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Chica Spelling Variations


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Chica Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chica, Chico, Chicote and others.

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Chica Early History


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Chica Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chica research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chica History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chica Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chica Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chica 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: Domingo Chico who arrived in Veragua in 1535; Juan Chico who settled in Rio de la Plata in 1535; Doctor Chico de Molina who settled in Mexico in 1560.

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Chica Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
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    The Chica Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chica 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 October 2013 at 14:54.

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