Noble surnames, such as Cortesia, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Cortesia, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain
. In Spain
, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.
Early Origins of the Cortesia family
The surname Cortesia was first found in Aragon
, an important Christian kingdom of mediaeval Spain.
Early History of the Cortesia family
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Cortesia Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cortés, Cortes, Cortesía, Cortesia, Cortez and many more.
Early Notables of the Cortesia family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cortesia family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cortesia Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Cristobal Cortesia, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1835 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)