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The Requenas 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.

Requenas Early Origins



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

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Requenas Spelling Variations


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Requenas Spelling Variations



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

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Requenas Early History


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Requenas Early History



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

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Requenas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Requenas 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 Requenas 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: Antonio Requena, who arrived in New Spain in 1577 with his wife, brother, niece and his two children; as well as Pedro Requena, who came to Peru in 1586. Records from later years show Luis Requena Fernandez, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
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    The Requenas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Requenas 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 18 September 2013 at 13:52.

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