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The surname Vizcarra is derived from the name of the province of Vizcaya.

Vizcarra Early Origins



The surname Vizcarra was first found in the Basque province of Vizcaya in the town of Guernica, Spain.

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Vizcarra Spelling Variations


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Vizcarra Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vizcarra, Viscarra, Vizcarri and others.

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Vizcarra Early History


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Vizcarra Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vizcarra research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1503 and 1772 are included under the topic Early Vizcarra History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vizcarra Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vizcarra Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vizcarra 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: A. Lago Viscarri, who arrived in New Orleans in 1829; and the de Vizcarra family, who had settled in Mexico much earlier.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vizcarra (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vizcarra (post 1700)



  • Judith Vizcarra, Spanish photographer
  • Manuel Vizcarra, Mexican jurist and founder of the city Mexicali, now the state capital of the state of Baja California (Mexico)
  • José Antonio Vizcarra, also spelt Viscarra, a Mexican soldier and politician, Governor of New Mexico from 1822 to 1823; he was to first to record the ruins of Chaco Canyon in 1823
  • José Vizcarra (b. 1984), Argentine football striker

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Vizcarra Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    2. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    3. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. 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).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Vizcarra Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vizcarra 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 16 June 2016 at 08:15.

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