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Orta Early Origins



The surname Orta was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and where this illustrious family held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Clermont/Aurillac and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Orta Spelling Variations


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Orta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Orsaile, Orsières, Orsal, Orsat, Orsol, Ours, Hours, Ours, Orser, Oursaire, Hourseau, Lours, L'Orseau, L'Orser and many more.

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Orta Early History


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Orta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orta research. Another 106 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Orta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Orta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Orta Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Orta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rafael Orta, aged 29, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Refal Orta, aged 29, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Jose Orta, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Orta (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Orta (post 1700)



  • Lucy Orta (b. 1966), British visual artist

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Orta 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. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
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    The Orta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Orta 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 18 June 2015 at 22:44.

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