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The surname Salaz is a Basque habitation name from the word "sala," which means "hall," and the Basque word "zahar," which means "old." There is also a place named Salazar in the province of Burgos.

Salaz Early Origins



The surname Salaz was first found in Castile, where the family held a family seat from the early Middle Ages.

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Salaz Spelling Variations


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Salaz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Salazar, Salaz and others.

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Salaz Early History


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Salaz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Salaz research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1618, 1620, 1639, 1710, 1650, 1715, 1694 and 1755 are included under the topic Early Salaz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Salaz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Salaz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Salaz were sixteenth century soldier and writer Diego de Salazar; sixteenth century writer Eugenio Salazar de Alarcón, who also served as Governor of the Canary Islands, and as a judicial official in Guatemala and Mexico; Felipe Alberto Salazar, treasurer to King Philip II in 1618...

Another 92 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Salaz 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: Juan de Salazar, a knight of the Order of Santiago who accompanied Pedro de Mendoza to the Río de la Plata, then continued to Paraguay where he founded the city of Asunción in 1537. Also of note was Hernando de Salazar, who voyaged to America from his home in Granada in the mid fifteenth century. He explored Paraguay and Peru, where he died around 1590. Other early migrants to the New World bearing this surname were: Andrés de Salazar, who sailed to America in 1514.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. 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).
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Salaz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Salaz 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 25 December 2015 at 22:25.

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