Espinoza History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

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

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

Important Dates for the Espinoza family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Espinoza 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 Espinoza History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Espinoza Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Espinoza 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 Espinoza Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Espinoza migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Espinoza Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Pedro de Espinoza, went to Peru in 1592
Espinoza Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pedro De Espinoza, who landed in Peru in 1892 [1]
Espinoza Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Carmen Espinoza, aged 35, who landed in America from Merida, in 1905
  • Eduardo Espinoza, aged 8, who immigrated to the United States from Bogota, Colombia, in 1907
  • Eduardo Espinoza, aged 46, who settled in America from Bogota, Colombia, in 1907
  • Camillo Espinoza, aged 8, who landed in America from Bogota, Colombia, in 1907
  • Francisco Espinoza, aged 70, who immigrated to the United States from Manague, Nicuragua, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Espinoza (post 1700)

  • Reginaldo Espinoza (1911-1991), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1948, 1956 [2]
  • Tom Espinoza, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1972 [2]
  • Miguel T. Espinoza, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008 [2]
  • Manny Espinoza (b. 1980), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2004 [2]
  • John Espinoza, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 83rd District, 1998; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004 [2]
  • Edward Espinoza, American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from California, 2008; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008 [2]
  • Victor Espinoza (b. 1972), Mexican jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing with over 3,200 career wins including winning the Kentucky Derby three times, riding War Emblem in 2002, California Chrome in 2014, and American Pharoah in 2015
  • Mark Damon Espinoza (b. 1960), American hispanic actor
  • John Espinoza (b. 1950), American politician, soldier, educator, and former law enforcement officer
  • Alex A. Espinoza (b. 1964), former American National Football League quarterback
  • ... (Another 15 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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