The mountainous borders of Spain
contain the origins of the prestigious surname Espadas. The Spanish surname Espadas is derived from the place name where the initial bearer lived or held land. In this instance it is derived from the name of a town located in the valley of Salazar, in the district of Aoiz (Navarre, Spain).
Early Origins of the Espadas family
The surname Espadas was first found in the Navarre- Basque
region, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain
. Early records show a presence of the Espadas family in Pamplona, Navarre.
Early History of the Espadas family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Espadas research.Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1676, 1400, 1403, 1400, 1401 and 1403 are included under the topic Early Espadas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Espadas Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Esparsa, Esparse, Esparta, Espara, Espasa, Spada, Spata, Espada, Espadas and many more.
Early Notables of the Espadas family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was Sgouros Bova Spata (Zgur) (1400-1403), Lord of Arta briefly in 1400, Lord of Angelokastron until his death... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Espadas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Espadas family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Espadas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Antonio Espadas, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1858 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)