Motatilla History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Motatilla family

The surname Motatilla was first found in Aragon, in northern Spain.

Early History of the Motatilla family

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Motatilla Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Morata, Motatilla, Morato and others.

Early Notables of the Motatilla family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family Ursula Micaela Morata (1628-1703), a Spanish nun, mystic, and founder of the convent of the Capuchin Poor Clares in Alicante, Spain. Born in Cartagena, Spain, into a well-to-do family, Morata was the youngest of thirteen brothers and sisters. Her father, Marco Aurelio Morata e Iscaya, was an Italian knight from Savoy. In 1647, she took her religious vows in the convent of the Capuchin Poor Clares of Murcia, adopting the name Micaela. When plague ravaged Murcia in 1648, Sister...
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Migration of the Motatilla family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco Morato who came to New Spain in 1562. Among later settlers were Jacinto Morata Cochaza who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860; followed in 1880 by Silvestre Morata..



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