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

MacHuca Early Origins



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

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MacHuca Spelling Variations


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MacHuca Spelling Variations



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

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MacHuca Early History


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MacHuca Early History



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

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MacHuca Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacHuca 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 MacHuca 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:

MacHuca Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F Machuca, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Antonio Machuca, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1880

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacHuca (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacHuca (post 1700)



  • Don Jose Machuca y Romero, Philippine founder of Machuca Tile In c., the oldest tile manufacturing business in the Philippines, established in the late 1900s
  • Anggello Machuca (b. 1984), professional Paraguayan footballer
  • Alexis Maximiliano Machuca (b. 1990), Chilean professional footballer
  • Manuel Hernán Machuca Berríos (1924-1985), Chilean football defender who played for Chile in the 1950 FIFA World Cup
  • Juan de Dios Machuca Valdés (b. 1951), Chilean football defender who played for Chile in the 1974 FIFA World Cup

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The MacHuca Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacHuca 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.

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