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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

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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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Orosco Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. 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).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. 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 5 October 2016 at 01:11.

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