Gamboa History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gamboa family

The surname Gamboa was first found in the Basque region of northern Spain.

Important Dates for the Gamboa family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gamboa research. Another 94 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1352, 1532, 1568, and 1592 are included under the topic Early Gamboa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gamboa Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gamboa, de Gamboa and others.

Early Notables of the Gamboa family (pre 1700)

Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa (1532-1592), Spanish explorer, author, historian and astronomer, believed to have been born in Galicia...
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Gamboa migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gamboa Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Antonio de Gamboa, who sailed to America in 1510
  • Rodrigo de Gamboa, who sailed to America in 1526
  • Pedro de Gamboa, who sailed to Hispaniola in 1535
  • Andrés de Gamboa, who sailed to New Spain in 1538
  • Francisco de Gamboa, who sailed to Honduras in 1575
Gamboa Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Antonio De Gamboa, who landed in America in 1810 [1]
  • Antonio Gamboa, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1865 [1]
  • Francisco De Gamboa, who arrived in Honduras in 1875 [1]
Gamboa Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Alfredo H. Gamboa, aged 29, who landed in America from Merida, Mexico, in 1910
  • Barbara Gamboa, aged 10, who landed in America from Sunbilla, Spain, in 1910
  • Clotilde Gamboa, aged 55, who landed in America from Panama City, Panama, in 1914
  • Augusto Gamboa, aged 35, who immigrated to America from Yucatan, Mexico, in 1917
  • Ceferino Gamboa, aged 38, who landed in America from Merida, Mexico, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Gamboa (post 1700)

  • Hernan Gamboa (1946-2016), Venezuelan musician, composer and singer
  • Santiago Gamboa (b. 1965), Colombian writer
  • Julio Gamboa (b. 1971), Nicaraguan lightweight boxer
  • Helen Gamboa -Sotto (b. 1948), Filipina actress and singer
  • Harry Gamboa Jr. (b. 1951), Chicano essayist, photographer and director
  • John Ross "Joross" Sanchez Gamboa (b. 1984), Filipino actor
  • Cristian Gamboa Luna (b. 1989), Costa Rican footballer
  • Yuriorkis Gamboa Toledano (b. 1981), Cuban Olympic boxer
  • José Joaquín Gamboa, Mexican dramatist and diplomat
  • Federico Gamboa, Mexican novelist and playwright

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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