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Somoza Early Origins



The surname Somoza was first found in Asturias, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Somoza Spelling Variations


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Somoza Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Somoza, Somonta and others.

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Somoza Early History


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Somoza Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Somoza research. Another 573 words (41 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Somoza History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Somoza Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Somoza Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Somoza 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: Migrants to the New World included those whose descendants would one day rule Nicaragua.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Somoza (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Somoza (post 1700)



  • Anastasia Somoza, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004, 2008 (alternate)
  • Rafael López Somoza (1900-1977), Spanish actor
  • Joseph Somoza, taught literature and creative writing at NMSU for 22 years
  • Anastasio Somoza (1896-1960), twice president of Nicaragua, in 1937-47, and 1950-56

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    5. 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.
    6. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Somoza Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Somoza 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 November 2015 at 09:48.

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