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

Orosco Early Origins



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

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Orosco Spelling Variations


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Orosco Spelling Variations



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

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Orosco Early History


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Orosco Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orosco research. Another 267 words (19 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.

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Orosco Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orosco Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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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Contemporary Notables of the name Orosco (post 1700)


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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

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. 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.
  5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Orosco Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orosco 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 14 November 2017 at 21:16.

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