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.
Early Origins of the Chica family
Early History of the Chica family
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Chica Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Chica, Chico, Chicote and others.
Early Notables of the Chica family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chica family to the New World and Oceana
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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