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

Magana Early Origins



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

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Magana Spelling Variations


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Magana Spelling Variations



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

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Magana Early History


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Magana Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Magana research. Another 302 words (22 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Magana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Magana Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Magana Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Magana 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:

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Magana (post 1700)


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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

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Magana Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. 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.
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    The Magana Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Magana 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 5 September 2016 at 15:23.

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