Show ContentsGuitarra History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins of the Spanish surname Guitarra are uncertain. In some instances, this surname may have originated from the personal name Guitert, which is in turn derived from the Germanic words "wid" and "hard" meaning "forest" and "strong." It may also have been derived from the word "kithara," the name of an ancient Greek stringed musical instrument, similar in some ways to a guitar.

Early Origins of the Guitarra family

The surname Guitarra was first found in the region of Catalonia.

Early History of the Guitarra family

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Guitarra Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Guitart, Guitarra, Guitar, Guitard, Guihard and others.

Early Notables of the Guitarra family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Guitarra family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Salvador Guitar or Guitart and his family, who arrived in New Orleans in 1837; F. Guitart y Pons, who immigrated to New Orleans in 1840; and Felix Guitart, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1856..



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