The Pizarro 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
name for someone who worked in one.
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
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Notable bearers of the family name Pizarro 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 Pizarro Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.