The prestigious surname Pachano originated in Spain
, a country which has figured prominently in world affairs for hundreds of years. The name Pachano became a hereditary surname in Spain
after it was brought from Portugal. This ancient surname dates back to Roman times and in 92 BC, a Roman general named Vivio Pacieco, who descended from Lucio Viminio Pacieco, served Julius Caesar in Andalucía. One of Vivio's descendants, Don Diego López Pacheco, who was also known as "el Grande" and was Ricohombre of Portugal, was the first bearer of this name in Spain.
Early Origins of the Pachano family
The surname Pachano was first found in Castile
, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Pachano family
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Pachano Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Pachano family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were Don Francisco Pacheco, 4th Duke of Escalona (1532-1574); Don Juan Fernández Pacheco, (1563-1615), 5th Duke of Escalona, 5th Marquis of Villena and 5th Count of Xiquena, a Spanish nobleman, Viceroy of Sicily
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Migration of the Pachano family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso Pacheco, who voyaged to America in 1534 with the Governor of Venezuela, Jorge Spira. Other settlers to the New World include Pedro Pacheco, who arrived in America in 1510.