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Ledezma Early Origins



The surname Ledezma was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.

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Ledezma Spelling Variations


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Ledezma Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ledesma, Ledezma, Ledsmo and others.

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Ledezma Early History


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Ledezma Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ledezma research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ledezma History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ledezma Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ledezma Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ledezma 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 were:

Ledezma Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Octavio Ledezma, aged 18, who arrived in America from Caracas, Venezuela, in 1917
  • Manuel Ledezma, aged 50, who arrived in America from Caracas, Venezuela, in 1919
  • Sandalio del C. Ledezma, aged 20, who arrived in America, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ledezma (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ledezma (post 1700)



  • Julio "Jimmy" Ledezma, Argentine-born, American composer and percussionist
  • Nicolás Ledezma, Mexican two-time bronze medalist Paralympic athlete at the 1996 and 2000 Paralympic Games
  • Antonio José Ledezma Díaz (b. 1955), Venezuelan lawyer and politician, 3rd Metropolitan Mayor of Caracas (2008-)
  • Froylán Ledezma Stevens (b. 1978), nicknamed "the Puppy, " a retired Costa Rican international football forward who played from 1994 to 2012, member of the Costa Rica National Team (1997-2009)
  • Wilfredo Jose Ledezma (b. 1981), Venezuelan Major League Baseball pitcher who has played since 2003

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Ledezma Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ledezma 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 16 September 2014 at 22:21.

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