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The Pina surname comes from the Old French word "pinard," which was a small medieval coin, so called because it bore a pine cone. The name Pina is thought to have evolved from a nickname, perhaps for a rich man, or a miser.

Pina Early Origins



The surname Pina was first found in Maine where they held a family seat at the seigneurie of la Croix.

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Pina Spelling Variations


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Pina Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pinard, Pinart, Pina, Pinar, du Pinard, du Pinard, Val Pinard, Val Pinart, de Pinard, de Pinart and many more.

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Pina Early History


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Pina Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pina research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pina History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pina Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pina Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pina Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bernard DeLa Pina, aged 45, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Juan Pina, aged 25, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Joaquin Pina, aged 22, landed in New Orleans, La in 1831
  • Juan Bautista De Pina, who landed in New Spain in 1877

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pina (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pina (post 1700)



  • Stephen Pina, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004

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Pina Family Crest Products


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Pina Family Crest Products




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See Also


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See Also




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Pina Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pina 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 15 January 2016 at 11:50.

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