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The Spanish surname Frisas is of local origin, and is derived from the place where the initial bearer once lived or held land. Places named Frías can be found in two provinces in Spain, in Burgos (Castilla la Viaja) and in Cadiz (Andalucia). The word "frias" is derived from the Latin "frigiditas" which in Spanish became "frialdades" shortened to "frías" meaning "cold." This was a reference to the climate of the area which in ancient times was cold.

Frisas Early Origins



The surname Frisas was first found in the northern regions of Castile, an important Christian kingdom in medieval Spain.

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Frisas Spelling Variations


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Frisas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Frias, Frisas, Frigas and others.

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Frisas Early History


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Frisas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Frisas research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Frisas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Frisas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Frisas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Frisas 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 or some of its variants were: Martin De Frías who traveled to Florida in 1538; Diego De Frías who sailed to the Spanish Main in 1565; Francisco De Frías who arrived in New Granada in 1574 with his wife, Ines de Valencia, and two children, Francisco and Maria, Catalina de Frias who settled in Mexico in 1594. Later settlers included Vicente Frías, a Spanish soldier who voyaged to New Orleans in 1837 at the age of 18.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
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    The Frisas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Frisas Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 22 June 2012 at 13:27.

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