The mountainous borders of Spain
contain the origins of the prestigious surname Ortiga. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames
were the patronymic
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins.
Early Origins of the Ortiga family
The surname Ortiga was first found in Castile
, in north central Spain.
Early History of the Ortiga family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ortiga research.Another 339 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1095, 1492, 1492, 1701, 1702 and 1873 are included under the topic Early Ortiga History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Ortiga Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ortega, Ortego, de Ortega, Hortega, de Hortega, Ortiga, Ortegal, Ortigal, Ortiguera, Ortigosa and many more.
Early Notables of the Ortiga family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were Juan de Ortega, first Bishop of Almeria (after 1492); eighteenth century Spanish painter Francisco Ortega; nineteenth century Mexican poet and politician Francisco Ortega; eighteenth century Archbishop of Mexico Juan Ortega Montáñez, who was named Viceroy and governed New Spain... Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ortiga Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Ortiga family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ortiga Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Gre Ortiga, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)