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From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Lozana 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 Lozana is a nickname type of surname for a person who was in good health and who had an exuberant personality. The name Lozana is derived Spanish word "lozano," which means "exuberant" or "vibrant."

Lozana Early Origins



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

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Lozana Spelling Variations


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Lozana 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.

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Lozana Early History


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Lozana Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lozana research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1142, 1607 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Lozana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lozana Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lozana Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Lozana 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...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lozana 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: Sebastián Lozano, who voyaged to America in 1540. He was the first European to navigate the Magdalena River in Colombia, and he brought much plant and cattle stock to the New World from Spain. Other early migrants to the New World were Mateo Lozano, who sailed to America in 1512.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Lozana Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lozana 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 9 November 2012 at 10:19.

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