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The Mascarenas name is a habitational name taken on from any of several towns called Mascarenhas in Portugal. This name branched to Spain, and interestingly, is also found in India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

Mascarenas Early Origins



The surname Mascarenas was first found in the district of Mirandela in the northwest of Portugal. The progenitor of the Mascarenas family is said to have been Estevao Rodrigues, who was Lord of Mascarenhas, who served King Sancho I of Portugal (1185-1211).

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Mascarenas Spelling Variations


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Mascarenas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mascarenaz, Mascarenhas, Mascarenas and others.

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Mascarenas Early History


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Mascarenas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mascarenas research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1385, 1433, 1554, 1470, 1555, 1512, 1525, 1526, 1581, 1584, 1596 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Mascarenas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mascarenas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mascarenas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent members of the family include D. Pedro Mascarenhas (1470-1555), a Portuguese explorer and colonial administrator, the first European to discover the island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean in 1512, Captain-Major of the Portuguese Malacca from 1525...

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mascarenas 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:

Mascarenas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bartolome Mascarenas, who settled in Puerto Rico in 1812
  • Bartolome Mascarenas, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1812

Mascarenas Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Chalia de Mascarenas, aged 24, who landed in America from Veracruz, Mexico, in 1909
  • Manuel Mascarenas, aged 61, who settled in America from Sonora, Mexoco, in 1910
  • Gonzalo Mascarenas, aged 34, who landed in America from Vera Cruz, Mexico, in 1911
  • Gonzalo Mascarenas, aged 41, who emigrated to the United States from France, Bordeaux, in 1919
  • Alberto Mascarenas, aged 47, who landed in America, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mascarenas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mascarenas (post 1700)



  • René Mascareñas Miranda, Mexican municipal presidents of Juárez in 1959
  • Manuel Mascareñas, Mexican Governor of Chihuahua in 1927
  • Alberto Mascareñas Navarro, Mexican Directors General of the Bank of Mexico (1925-1932)
  • Gastón Mascareñas, Mexican founder of XEHF-AM, a radio station on 1370 AM in Nogales, Sonora in 1941
  • Pablo Mascarenas (b. 1989), Mexican footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. 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.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
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    The Mascarenas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mascarenas 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 6 October 2016 at 22:03.

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