Ortega Family History

Meaning of surname: Ortega

Ortega is a Spanish surname. In the 9th century a Saint Raymundo Ortega of Bejar was recorded to be in Salamanca, Spain. A baptismal record in 1570 records a de Ortega "from the village of Ortega". There were several villages of this name in Spain. The toponym derives from Latin urtica, meaning "nettle".

We found 261,904 Genealogy and Family History Records for Ortega in our Newspaper Archive.

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241,523 Digital Copies of Newspapers
7,704 Pictures of Obituaries
1,193 Government Documents
8 Historical Books
11,476 Social Security Death Records

Ortega Surname

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