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The Spanish surname Jaca is of noble and ancient decent, and is of patronymic origin. Patronymic surnames are those names which derive their origin from the personal name of the father of the initial bearer. Thus, the surname Jaca signifies "descendant or son of one named Jacob."
The surname Jaca was first found in the southern region of Andalusia, in Seville. However, the name was probably brought to Spain by people whose roots are found in Flanders.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Jacobo, Jacome, Jacob, Jacobs, Jaco, Jaca and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jaca research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1482 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Jaca History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
More information is included under the topic Early Jaca Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Jaca Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The Jaca Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jaca 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.
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