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The Pissaro surname comes from the Spanish word "pizarra," which means "slate;" as such, it was likely originally name used by someone who lived near a slate quarry, or an occupational name for someone who worked in one.

Pissaro Early Origins



The surname Pissaro was first found in Asturias, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Pissaro Spelling Variations


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Pissaro Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pizarro, Pizarra, Pizarrón, Picarra, Pizon, Pize and others.

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Pissaro Early History


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Pissaro Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pissaro research. Another 611 words (44 lines of text) covering the years 11, , 18. , 10),, 1471, 1541, 1535, 1502, 1548, 1539, 1689, 1762, 1749, and 1753 are included under the topic Early Pissaro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pissaro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pissaro Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Pissaro Francisco Pizarro (c.1471-1541), was the Spanish conquistador, best known for conquering Peru's Inca Empire and founding the city of Lima in 1535. His half-brother, Gonzalo Pizarro (c.1502-1548)...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pissaro 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: Cristobal Pizarro who immigrated to Colombia in 1536; Francisca Pizarro who arrived in Peru in 1560; and Gabriel Pizarro who came to New Spain in 1588. Later settlers included Diego Pizarro who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1812.

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