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The noble Spanish surname Osuna is of toponymic origin, and is derived from the name of a place near which the original bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname Osuna is derived from the Spanish place name Osuna, and signifies "one from Osuna." The place name Osuna is derived from the Arabic Oxuna which is, in turn, derived from the Late Latin Ursina meaning "estate of Ursus." Ursus is a byname signifying "bear."

Osuna Early Origins



The surname Osuna was first found in the province of Seville in the ancient kingdom of Andalusia.

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Osuna Spelling Variations


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Osuna Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ossuna, Osona and others.

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Osuna Early History


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Osuna Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Osuna research. Another 80 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1737 is included under the topic Early Osuna History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Osuna Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Osuna Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Osuna 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:

Osuna Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gertrudis Osuna, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1810
  • Alonso De Osuna, who landed in America in 1816
  • Gaspar Osuna, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1847
  • F Osuna, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Manuel Osuna, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Osuna (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Osuna (post 1700)



  • Juan María Osuna (1785-1851), American early settler of San Diego
  • Alfonso Osuna (b. 1965), American former professional baseball player
  • Pedro Osuna (b. 1890), horticulturalist in Puerto Rico
  • Francisco de Osuna (1497-1541), Spanish author
  • Elsa Pinilla Osuna (b. 1985), Spanish singer-songwriter and actress
  • Blanca Inés Osuna (b. 1950), Argentine Justicialist Party politician
  • Antonio Pedro Osuna (b. 1973), Major League Baseball relief pitcher from Mexico
  • Rafael Osuna (b. 1963), tennis player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
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    The Osuna Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Osuna 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 13 April 2015 at 22:12.

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