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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 occupational name for someone who worked in one.

Pizarro Early Origins



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

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Pizarro Spelling Variations


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Pizarro Spelling Variations



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

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Pizarro Early History


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Pizarro Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pizarro 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 Pizarro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pizarro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pizarro Early Notables (pre 1700)



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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pizarro Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Cristobal Pizarro who immigrated to Colombia in 1536
  • Francisca Pizarro who arrived in Peru in 1560
  • Gabriel Pizarro who came to New Spain in 1588

Pizarro Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego Pizarro who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1812
  • Miguel Pizarro, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1821
  • Alonso Pizarro, who arrived in America in 1827
  • Diego Pizarro, who arrived in America in 1827
  • Garci Pizarro, who arrived in America in 1828
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pizarro (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pizarro (post 1700)



  • Vicente Zayas Pizarro, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1916, 1920 (alternate)
  • Alberto Rivera Pizarro (b. 1978), Spanish footballer
  • Claudio Pizarro (b. 1978), Peruvian footballer
  • Francisco Xavier de Luna Pizarro (1780-1855), Peruvian priest and politician, who was twice the Interim President of Peru (1822 and 1833)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    3. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Pizarro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pizarro 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 5 November 2016 at 09:51.

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