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

Oross Early Origins



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

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Oross Spelling Variations


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Oross Spelling Variations



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

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Oross Early History


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Oross Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oross research. Another 267 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1352, 1630 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Oross History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Oross Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Oross 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 Oross 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 or some of its variants were: Alberto de Orozco, who sailed to New Spain in 1576; Costanza Orozco, who sailed to Peru in 1553; Hernando Orozco sailed to Nicaragua in 1534; Jerónimo de Orozco sailed to America in 1511.

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Oross Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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 Oross Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Oross 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 September 2013 at 11:11.

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