Orosco History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Orosco surname is a habitational name derived from the place name Orozco in Bilbao in the Basque region, in the province of Biscay.

Early Origins of the Orosco family

The surname Orosco was first found in the Basque region, in the northern Iberian peninsula.

Early History of the Orosco family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orosco research. Another 134 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1352, 1630 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Orosco History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Orosco Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Orozco, Oroz, Orosco, Orozqueta and others.

Early Notables of the Orosco family (pre 1700)

Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was Alonso de Orozco, a mystic writer of the sixteenth century, author of "Historia de la Reina Sabá"; sixteenth century sculptor Juan Orozco...
Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Orosco Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Orosco migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Orosco Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Francisco De Orosco, who arrived in America in 1813 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Orosco (post 1700) +

  • Sammy Orosco (b. 1947), American lawyer and politician
  • Manuel Orosco (b. 1952), American professional football player
  • Jesse Russell Orosco (b. 1957), former American relief pitcher in Major League Baseball
  • Raúl Orosco (b. 1979), Bolivian football referee


  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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