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The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Espara. The Spanish surname Espara 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).

Espara Early Origins



The surname Espara was first found in the Navarre- Basque region, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain. Early records show a presence of the Espara family in Pamplona, Navarre.

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Espara Spelling Variations


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Espara Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Esparsa, Esparse, Esparta, Espara, Espasa, Spada, Spata, Espada, Espadas and many more.

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Espara Early History


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Espara Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Espara research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1676, 1400, 1403, 1400, 1401 and 1403 are included under the topic Early Espara History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Espara Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Espara Early Notables (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 Espara 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: Rafael De Esparza who came to New Spain in 1578; and Carlos De Esparza who arrived in Ecuador in 1582. Among later settlers was Ramon Esparza Orduna who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1858..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
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    The Espara Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Espara 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 26 September 2013 at 13:22.

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