Lozada History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Lozada family. Originally, the Spanish people were known only by a single name. The process by which hereditary surnames were adopted in Spain is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The name Lozada is a nickname type of surname for a person who was in good health and who had an exuberant personality. The name Lozada is derived Spanish word "lozano," which means "exuberant" or "vibrant."

Early Origins of the Lozada family

The surname Lozada was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Lozada family

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Lozada Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lozano, de Lozano, Lozana, Loza, Luzán, de Luzán, Luzan, de Luzan, Luxán, de Luxán, Luxan and many more.

Early Notables of the Lozada family (pre 1700)

Notable bearers of the family name Lozada were sixteenth century Spanish military officer Domingo Lozano; seventeenth century Spanish poet Cristóbal Lozano; Francisco Ruiz Lozano (1607-1677), a Peruvian soldier, astronomer, mathematician and educator; eighteenth century Spanish historian and ethnographer...
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Lozada Ranking

In the United States, the name Lozada is the 5,400th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States Lozada migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lozada Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jose Lozada, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1873 [2]
  • Suero De Lozada, who arrived in Peru in 1884 [2]
Lozada Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Vienna Lozada, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States from Guayaquil, in 1905
  • Dolores Lozada, aged 25, who landed in America from San Juan, in 1905
  • Carlos R. Lozada, aged 17, who landed in America from Peru, in 1906
  • Juan Lozada, aged 8, who settled in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1915
  • Mana L. Lozada, aged 21, who immigrated to the United States from Corona, Spain, in 1915
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Contemporary Notables of the name Lozada (post 1700) +

  • Private First Class Carlos James Lozada (1946-1967), United States Army soldier who recieved the Medal of Honor
  • Agapito Lozada (1938-2011), Filipino Olympic swimmer who competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics
  • Esteban Lozada (b. 1982), Argentine rugby union player
  • Ángel Luis Lozada Novalés (b. 1968), Puerto Rican novelist, activist, educator and scholar
  • Rodolfo Noel I. Lozada Jr., CEO of the Philippine Forest Corporation
  • Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada y Sánchez de Bustamante (b. 1930), Bolivian politician, businessman, former President of Bolivia

  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ 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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