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The Spanish surname Encinas is of noble and ancient descent. It appears to be a surname of topographic origin for someone who lived by a "holm-oak." The name Encinas is originally derived from the Spanish word "encina," which in the region of Castile means "oak tree."

Encinas Early Origins



The surname Encinas was first found in the province of Salamanca, in the ancient kingdom of Castile. Early records also show the Encinas family was present in Barcelona in the region of Catalonia in the early Middle Ageas.

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Encinas Spelling Variations


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Encinas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Encinas, Encina, Alsina, Encinar, Encinosa and others.

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Encinas Early History


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Encinas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Encinas research. Another 297 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Encinas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Encinas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Encinas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Encinas 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 were:

Encinas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Miguel De Encinas, who arrived in America in 1814
  • Gregorio De Encinas, who arrived in America in 1816
  • Francisco De Encinas, who landed in America in 1817
  • Juan De Encinas, who arrived in Peru in 1876
  • Hernando De Encinas, who landed in Peru in 1891

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Contemporary Notables of the name Encinas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Encinas (post 1700)



  • Ernesto Encinas, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for California, 2012
  • José Luis Encinas, Spanish guitarist from Salamanca
  • Aintzane Encinas Gómez (b. 1988), Spanish football striker
  • Ramón Encinas (1893-1967), Spanish football manager
  • Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez (b. 1954), Mexican politician, the 4th Head of Government of the Federal District from 2005 to 2006

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. 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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
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    The Encinas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Encinas 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 11 September 2016 at 11:44.

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