Espino History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Espino, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The Espino 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 Espino family

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

Important Dates for the Espino family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Espino research. Another 82 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1243, 1578, 1650, 1590, 1641, 1600, 1667, 1629, 1688, 1590 and 1595 are included under the topic Early Espino History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Espino Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Espino 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...
Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Espino Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Espino migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Espino Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Diego De Espino, who landed in America in 1810 [1]
  • Pedro Espino, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1855 [1]
  • Cayetano Espino, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1857 [1]
Espino Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Petra Espino, aged 36, who landed in America from Barcelona, in 1907
  • Ramom Espino, aged 24, who immigrated to America from Havana, Cuba, in 1909
  • Andres Espino, aged 20, who immigrated to the United States from Leigos, Spain, in 1910
  • Jose M Espino, aged 32, who immigrated to the United States from Caracas, Venezuela, in 1918
  • M. Espino, aged 28, who settled in America, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Espino (post 1700)

  • Paolo Espino (b. 1987), Panamanian professional baseball pitcher
  • Maria Gabriela "Gaby" Espino Rugero (b. 1977), Venezuelan actress and model
  • Hector Espino (1939-1997), Mexican professional baseball outfielder, first baseman, and manager
  • Dennis Espino (b. 1973), professional basketball player in the Philippine Basketball Association
  • Manuel Espino Barrientos (b. 1959), president of the right-wing conservative National Action Party (PAN) of Mexico

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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