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The noble Spanish family name Urbana is classified as being of patronymic origin. In this particular instance, the surname Urbana is derived from the Latin personal name "Urbanus," from the Latin term "urbs," meaning "town," "city." The surname Urbana implies that the original bearer of the name had an ancestor of the first name "Urbanus," and thus means "son of Urbanus."

Urbana Early Origins



The surname Urbana was first found in the Basque country, in the northern province of Vizcaya.

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Urbana Spelling Variations


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Urbana Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Urbano, Urbana, Urbain and others.

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Urbana Early History


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Urbana Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Urbana research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1819 and 1747 are included under the topic Early Urbana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Urbana Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Urbana Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Urbana 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: Alonso Urbano who settled in Nicaragua in 1561; and Andres Urbano who arrived in New Spain in 1568. Among later settlers were Juan Urbano who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    2. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    9. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Urbana Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Urbana 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 27 June 2014 at 09:21.

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