Rojo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Rojo surname is derived from the feminine, plural Spanish word "Rojo," which means "red." The name was most likely topographic, first used by someone who lived near some "red earth."

Early Origins of the Rojo family

The surname Rojo was first found in Old Castile in the heart of Spain, where the name is thought to have originated.

Early History of the Rojo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rojo research. Another 49 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1688, 1923, 1465 and 1541 are included under the topic Early Rojo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rojo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rojo, Rojas and others.

Early Notables of the Rojo family (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...
Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rojo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Rojo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rojo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Augustin Rojo, who settled in New Granada in 1596
Rojo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pedro Rojo, who landed in America in 1814 [1]
  • Bernardino Rojo, who arrived in America in 1816 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Rojo (post 1700) +

  • Ana Patricia Rojo (b. 1974), Mexican actress and singer
  • Gustavo Rojo (1923-2017), Uruguayan film actor and producer who appeared in more than 100 films, father of Ana Patricia Rojo


  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)


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