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).
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Esparza research. Another 145 words (10 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.
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.
^ 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)