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The noble Spanish surname Chico is of nickname origin, deriving from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the first bearer. In this instance, the surname Chico comes directly from the word "chico" which signifies "small, young." Therefore, the surname Chico was given as a nickname to a small man or to the younger of two bearers of the same given name.
The surname Chico was first found in the province of Toledo, in the ancient kingdom of Castile.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Chica, Chico, Chicote and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chico research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chico History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Chico Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Chico Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Chico Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chico 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.
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