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The noble surname Pastrano is of Spanish descent and has proved to be an influential surname throughout history. the surname is of toponymic origin, having derived from the name of the place where its original bearer was born or resided. The surname Pastrano was initially used to identify a person from the town of Pastrana. The etymology of this surname lies in the Portuguese and Galician word "pastrano, pastrana" which signifies "rustic."

Pastrano Early Origins



The surname Pastrano was first found in the province of Guadalajara in the ancient Christian kingdom of Castile. However, early records show that branches were established during the early Middle Ages in the Valle de Mena, and in the town of Laredo.

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Pastrano Spelling Variations


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Pastrano Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pastrano, Pastranas and others.

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Pastrano Early History


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Pastrano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pastrano research. Another 383 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1685 and 1852 are included under the topic Early Pastrano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pastrano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pastrano Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se...

Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pastrano 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 or some of its variants were: Hernando De Pastrana who settled in Peru in 1534; Maria De Pastrana who came to New Spain in 1565; Tomas De Pastrana Perales who arrived in Cartagena in 1574.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. 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. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
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    The Pastrano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pastrano 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 23 September 2010 at 15:40.

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