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The Spanish surname Encinosa 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 Encinosa is originally derived from the Spanish word "encina," which in the region of Castile means "oak tree."

Encinosa Early Origins



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

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Encinosa Spelling Variations


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Encinosa Spelling Variations



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

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Encinosa Early History


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Encinosa Early History



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

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Encinosa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Encinosa Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Encinosa 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: Alonso Encinas who arrived in Peru in 1555; Felipa DeCorvella Encinas who settled in Peru in 1591; Francisco Encinas who settled in the Philippines in 1594.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
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    The Encinosa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Encinosa 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 16 September 2013 at 10:20.

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