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Multiple Origins for the Surname Rosario


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The Spanish surname Rosario is of local origin, being one of those surnames based on the place where original bearers of the name once lived or held land. In this case, the name was originally used to indicate that the bearer was "a native of Rosario." The name is derived from the Latin "rosarium," which literally means "a beautiful garden of roses." Thus, the town of Rosario was named due to its reputation for the beautiful flora that characterizes that area.

Rosario Early Origins



The surname Rosario was first found in the region of Burgos in Old Castille, in northern Spain.

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Rosario Spelling Variations


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Rosario Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rosarius, Rosal, Rosa, Rosales, Del Rosario and others.

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Rosario Early History


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Rosario Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosario research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1668 and 1742 are included under the topic Early Rosario History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rosario Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rosario Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rosario 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:

Rosario Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Maria Del Rosario who arrived in New Orleans in 1778
  • Antonia Del Rosario who sailed for New Orleans in 1779

Rosario Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Jose Del Rosario who emigrated to Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Juan Jose Del Rosario, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [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 Rosario (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rosario (post 1700)



  • Joel Rosario (b. 1988), American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey
  • Vernon A. Rosario (b. 1962), American psychiatrist and medical historian
  • Dante Santiago Rosario (b. 1984), American football tight end
  • Dwayne Anthony De Rosario (b. 1978), Canadian soccer player
  • Hélder Miguel do Rosario (b. 1980), Portuguese footballer
  • Edwin "El Chapo" Rosario (1963-1997), Puerto Rican boxer

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Rosario Family Crest Products


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Rosario Family Crest Products




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See Also


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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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
  4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  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 Rosario Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rosario 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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