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

Chicas Early Origins



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

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Chicas Spelling Variations


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Chicas Spelling Variations



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

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Chicas Early History


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Chicas Early History



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

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Chicas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chicas Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chicas 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
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    The Chicas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chicas 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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