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Devaca Early Origins



The surname Devaca was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.

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Devaca Spelling Variations


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Devaca Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vaca, Vacara, Vacca, Vaccari, Vaccaro, Vacaro and many more.

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Devaca Early History


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Devaca Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Devaca research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1490 and 1527 are included under the topic Early Devaca History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Devaca Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Devaca Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was the Vaca of Granada. Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was born in 1490 of Spanish nobility. He sailed on an expedition...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Devaca 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: Antonio Vaca who immigrated to San Juan Island in 1534; Isabel Vaca de Santiago who settled in Mexico in 1582; and Melchor Vaca who came to Peru in 1592. Later settlers included Luigi Vacari who was naturalized in 1868 in Mobile County, Alabama..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Devaca (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Devaca (post 1700)



  • Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (1490-1557), Spanish explorer

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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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    4. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
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    The Devaca Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Devaca 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 22 February 2013 at 08:05.

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