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Noble surnames, such as Luces, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century.

Luces Early Origins



The surname Luces was first found in Aragon, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Luces Spelling Variations


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Luces Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lucero, Lucío, Lucio, Luz, de Luz, de la Luz, Luzío, de Luzío, Luzio and many more.

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Luces Early History


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Luces Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Luces research. Another 516 words (37 lines of text) covering the years 1129, 1137, 1148, 1170, 1229, 1238, 1282, and 1469 are included under the topic Early Luces History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Luces Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Luces Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Luces 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: Juan Luz, who sailed to America in 1527; Francisco de Luzío sailed to Guatemala in 1538; Alonso de Luz sailed to Peru in 1592.

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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. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    4. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
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    The Luces Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Luces 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 3 August 2015 at 20:37.

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