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

Orozco Early Origins



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

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Orozco Spelling Variations


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Orozco Spelling Variations



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

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Orozco Early History


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Orozco Early History



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

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Orozco Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orozco 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 Orozco 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:

Orozco Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Jerónimo de Orozco sailed to America in 1511
  • Sancho de Orozco sailed to America in 1513
  • Hernando Orozco sailed to Nicaragua in 1534
  • Costanza Orozco, who sailed to Peru in 1553
  • Alberto de Orozco, who sailed to New Spain in 1576
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Orozco Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio De Orozco, who landed in San Juan Island in 1811
  • Jeronimo De Orozco, who arrived in America in 1811
  • Francisco De Orozco, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Sancho De Orozco, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Juan De Orozco, who landed in America in 1828
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Orozco (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Orozco (post 1700)



  • Gerard Orozco, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988; Presidential Elector for California, 2000
  • Antonio Orozco (b. 1972), Spanish singer-songwriter
  • Rafael Orozco (1946-1996), Spanish classical concert pianist
  • José de Castro y Orozco (1808-1869), Spanish politician, poet and playwright
  • Gabriel Orozco (b. 1962), Mexican visual artist
  • Ana Teresa Aranda Orozco (b. 1954), Mexican politician affiliated to the National Action Party
  • Maria Esther Orozco (b. 1945), award-winning Mexican biologist, researcher, and politician
  • Ana María Orozco (b. 1973), Colombian television actress
  • Pascual Orozco (1882-1915), Mexican revolutionary leader
  • José Clemente Orozco (1883-1949), Mexican mural painter

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    5. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Orozco Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orozco 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 30 October 2016 at 14:04.

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