Magana History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Magana comes from the place name Magaña, which belongs to a village in the judicial district of Agreda near Soria.

Early Origins of the Magana family

The surname Magana was first found in the area of Soria in Castile.

Early History of the Magana family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Magana research. Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Magana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Magana Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Magaña, Magana, Magano and others.

Early Notables of the Magana family (pre 1700)

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United States Magana migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Magana Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Diego Magana, who settled in Rio de la Plata in 1535
  • Francisco de Magana, who immigrated to Mexico in 1563
  • Gaspar de Magana, who arrived in New Spain in 1565
  • Francisco and Juan de Magana, who settled in New Spain in 1569
Magana Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Diego Magana, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Magana (post 1700) +

  • Luis Magana (1910-2008), American boxing announcer as well as a professional wrestling announcer and color commentator from the 1920s to the 1980s
  • Álvaro Alfredo Magaña Borja (1925-2001), President of El Salvador from 1982 to 1984
  • Francisco Guillermo Ochoa Magaña (b. 1985), Mexican football goalkeeper
  • Angel Magaña (1915-1982), Argentine actor
  • Delia Magaña (1903-1996), Mexican film and television actress
  • Jaime Magana Cerda (b. 1978), retired American left-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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