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The noble Spanish surname MacHaca is of occupational origin, deriving from the trade or profession pursued by the first bearer of the name. Here, the surname MacHaca derives from the same word "machucar," which is derived, from "machar," meaning "to strike in order to break something." Thus, the name MacHaca may have been given to someone who was a stone-cutter or a blacksmith.

MacHaca Early Origins



The surname MacHaca was first found in the north central region of Castile.

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MacHaca Spelling Variations


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MacHaca Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Machucas, Machaca and others.

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MacHaca Early History


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MacHaca Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacHaca research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1490 and 1550 are included under the topic Early MacHaca History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacHaca Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacHaca Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, was Pedro Machuca (1490-1550), born in Toledo, he...

Another 61 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacHaca 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: Diego Machuca de Zuazo who settled in NIcaragua in 1535; Pedro Machuca who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1561; Isabel Machuca who settled in Peru in 1569.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    2. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    3. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The MacHaca Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacHaca 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 13 May 2015 at 08:24.

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