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The surname Zanora comes from name of the city and province of Zamora, which is located on the Duero in northwest Spain. Because of its strategic position, the city was disputed during the Middle Ages, first between the Christians and Moors, then between the kingdoms of Leon and Castille.

Early Origins of the Zanora family


The surname Zanora was first found in the Basque province of Guipuzcoa, in north western Spain.

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Early History of the Zanora family

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Early History of the Zanora family


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Zanora Spelling Variations

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Zanora Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Zamora, Zanora, Zamor, Samora, Zamaura, Zamore and others.

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Early Notables of the Zanora family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Zanora family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family were Rodrigo Zamorano (1542-1623), a cosmographer of the royal house of Philip II of Spain; Francesco de Zamora of Villafranca de Montes de Oca (Burgos), who was ennobled in 1770; and Juan Manuel de Zamora y Sainz...
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Migration of the Zanora family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Zanora family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco and Christobal de Zamora, who sailed to Spanish America in 1511; Felipo de Zamora, who did the same in 1512; Diego de Zamora, who immigrated to Peru with his family in 1534.

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