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Early Origins of the Maestas family

The surname Maestas was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Maestas family

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Maestas Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Maestas, Maes, Maest, Mesta, Maests, Maest, Maess and many more.

Early Notables of the Maestas family

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Maestas Ranking

In the United States, the name Maestas is the 3,337th most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. 1

Migration of the Maestas family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johan Philip Maes who settled in New York in 1709.

Contemporary Notables of the name Maestas (post 1700) +

  • Roberto Maestas, American educational, cultural, and social worker
  • Juan Maestas (b. 1952), American professional baseball player
  • Joseph M. Maestas, American politician and the former mayor of Española, New Mexico
  • Huberto Maestas, American sculptor

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