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The Requena surname is a habitational name, taken on from either Requena in Valencia, or Requena de Campos in Palencia. Both place names are derived from Visigothic compound personal names.

Requena Early Origins



The surname Requena was first found in the city of Renequa in the province of Valencia from which a family took the surname.

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Requena Spelling Variations


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Requena Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Requena, Requenas, Requenez and others.

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Requena Early History


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Requena Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Requena research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1664, 1803 and 1773 are included under the topic Early Requena History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Requena Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Requena Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Requena 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:

Requena Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio De Requena, who landed in New Spain in 1877

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Contemporary Notables of the name Requena (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Requena (post 1700)



  • Manuel Requena (1802-1876), American Republican politician, Mayor of Los Angeles, California, 1856

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Requena Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Requena Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Requena 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 21 January 2016 at 14:26.

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