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

Esparza Early Origins



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

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Esparza Spelling Variations


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Esparza 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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Esparza Early History


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Esparza Early History



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

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Esparza Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Esparza 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 Esparza 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:

Esparza Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ramon Esparza, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1858

Esparza Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jose M. Esparza, aged 25, originally from Guadlajara, Mexico, arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Montserrat" from Vera Cruz, Mexico [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX2W-531 : 6 December 2014), Jose M. Esparza, 03 Oct 1907; citing departure port Vera Cruz, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Montserrat, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Alfonso Esparza, aged 32, originally from Havana, Cuba, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Mexico" from Havana, Cuba [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6WY-6YW : 6 December 2014), Alfonso Esparza, 03 Sep 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Mexico, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Teodoro Esparza, aged 42, originally from Enova, Spain, arrived in New York City, New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Buenos Aires" from Valencia, Spain [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H8-TJC : 6 December 2014), Teodoro Esparza, 16 Dec 1920; citing departure port Valencia, Spain, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Buenos Aires, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Sara Esparza, aged 18, originally from Mexico, Mexico, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Monterey" from Vera Cruz, Mexico [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H5-Q2Z : 6 December 2014), Sara Esparza, 24 Mar 1920; citing departure port Vera Cruz, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Monterey, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Benita Esparza, aged 20, originally from Burgui, Spain, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Rochambeau" from Le Havre, France [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ZP-1JZ : 6 December 2014), Benita Esparza, 08 Jun 1920; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Rochambeau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Esparza (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Esparza (post 1700)



  • Michael Esparza, American Republican politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 35th District, 2006
  • Jose E. Esparza, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State Board of Education 2nd District, 1998
  • Jose Esparza, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2004
  • Irma Esparza, American Democrat politician, Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008

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  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX2W-531 : 6 December 2014), Jose M. Esparza, 03 Oct 1907; citing departure port Vera Cruz, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Montserrat, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6WY-6YW : 6 December 2014), Alfonso Esparza, 03 Sep 1919; citing departure port Havana, arrival port New York, ship name Mexico, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H8-TJC : 6 December 2014), Teodoro Esparza, 16 Dec 1920; citing departure port Valencia, Spain, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Buenos Aires, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H5-Q2Z : 6 December 2014), Sara Esparza, 24 Mar 1920; citing departure port Vera Cruz, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Monterey, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6ZP-1JZ : 6 December 2014), Benita Esparza, 08 Jun 1920; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Rochambeau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  8. 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.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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