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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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
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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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