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The family name Plaza is of Spanish descent, and is classified as being of habitation origin. In this particular instance, the surname Plaza was taken from one of the many places named Plaza in the Basque Country. The surname Plaza is derived from the Basque term "latz" meaning "rough land" and has the prosthetic "P" added to the front. Thus, the place named Plaza was probably founded on land of the same description.

Plaza Early Origins



The surname Plaza was first found in Vizcaya, the northern province of the Basque country.

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Plaza Spelling Variations


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Plaza Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Plasa, Plazaola and others.

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Plaza Early History


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Plaza Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plaza research. Another 383 words (27 lines of text) covering the year 1590 is included under the topic Early Plaza History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Plaza Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Plaza Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was the Plaza family from Astigarraga, who took their name from the plaza or square there, which was used...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Plaza 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:

Plaza Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ant Plaza, aged 24, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Pedro Plaza, who landed in New Spain in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jose Plaza, aged 31, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Francisco DeLa Plaza, who landed in Mexico in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Plaza (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Plaza (post 1700)



  • Aubrey Plaza (b. 1984), American actress and comedienne
  • Daniel Plaza (b. 1966), Spanish former race walker
  • Leónidas Plaza (1865-1932), Ecuadoran political figure
  • Galo Plaza (1906-1987), Ecuadorian politician and statesman
  • Mélissa Plaza (b. 1988), French football player
  • Charito Booc Plaza (b. 1957), congresswoman in the Philippines

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Plaza Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  10. 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).
  11. ...

The Plaza Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Plaza 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.

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