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Espina History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Portuguese, Spanish


Noble surnames, such as Espina, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The Espina family name is derived from one of several places named Espinosa, found in a number of Spanish regions including Galicia and Vascongadas. The place-name Espinosa is derived from the word "espino," which means "hawthorn" and thus, the first bearer of this surname likely lived near a place where this tree grew in abundance.

Early Origins of the Espina family


The surname Espina was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Espina family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Espina research.
Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1243, 1578, 1650, 1590, 1641, 1600, 1667, 1629, 1688, 1590 and 1595 are included under the topic Early Espina History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Espina Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Espinosa, Espinoso, Espinoza, Espinozo, Espina and many more.

Early Notables of the Espina family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family were fifteenth century theologian Alfonso de Espina, Rector of the University of Salamanca; Pedro de Espinosa (1578-1650) the Spanish poet; Juan Bautista de Espinosa (1590-1641), a Spanish painter; Jeronimo Jacinto de Espinosa (1600-1667), a Spanish painter...
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Migration of the Espina family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Espina Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pedro De Espina, who landed in America in 1826 [1]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)
  • Pedro Espina, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1862 [1]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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Espina (post 1700)


  • Concha Espina, Spanish journalist and novelist

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)

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