The Oroz 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 Oroz family
The surname Oroz was first found in the Basque region, in the northern Iberian peninsula.
Early History of the Oroz family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oroz research. Another 134 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1352, 1630 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Oroz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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 Oroz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Oroz family
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; Jeró.