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The Spanish surname Jaco 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 Jaco signifies "descendant or son of one named Jacob."

Jaco Early Origins



The surname Jaco 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.

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Jaco Spelling Variations


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Jaco Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jacobo, Jacome, Jacob, Jacobs, Jaco, Jaca and others.

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Jaco Early History


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Jaco Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jaco research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1482 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Jaco History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jaco Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jaco Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Jaco 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: Simon Jacome Cops Coezman who arrived in Peru in 1555; Felipe Jacome de Villalpando who settled in the Spanish Main in 1592; and Dolores Jacome who settled in Puerto Rico in 1857..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jaco (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jaco (post 1700)



  • Dr. William "Bus" H. Jaco (b. 1940), American mathematician
  • Charles Jaco (b. 1950), American journalist and author, best known for his coverage of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and the ensuing Gulf War

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Jaco Family Crest Products


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Jaco Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Jaco Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jaco 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 25 May 2015 at 09:18.

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