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The Para surname derives from the Spanish word "parra," meaning "vine bower," or "trellis;" thus it may have emerged as a topographic name for someone who lived near or tended such plants, or as a habitational name from any of the several places named with this word.

Para Early Origins



The surname Para was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.

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Para Spelling Variations


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Para Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Parra, Para, Parras, Parreira, Parrilla, Parramon and many more.

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Para Early History


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Para Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Para research. Another 387 words (28 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Para History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Para Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Para Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Para 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:

Para Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Pieter Para, who arrived in New York in 1687

Para Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A Para, aged 25, landed in New Orleans, La in 1845

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Para Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. 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. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 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 Para Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Para 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 8 October 2014 at 13:46.

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