ESTRADA Surname Meaning and Family History

What Does the Last Name Estrada Mean?

Estrada is a surname that means "long road."
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The toponymic surname Estrada originates from any of the many places in Spain and Portugal named Estrada, from estrada, meaning "road." Derived from the Latin stata, denoting a "road or paved way," which in turn derives from sternere, "to strew or cover."

Surname Origin: Spanish, Portuguese

Alternate Surname Spellings: DE ESTRADA, ESTRADO, ESTRADER

Famous People with the Surname ESTRADA

Where do People with the Estrada Surname Live?

According to Public Profiler: World Names the majority of individuals with the Estrada surname live in Spain and Argentina, followed by concentrations in the United States, Canada and France.

Genealogy Resources for the Surname ESTRADA

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Estrada Family Crest - It's Not What You Think
Contrary to what you may hear, there is no such thing as an Estrada family crest or coat of arms for the Estrada surname. Coats of arms are granted to individuals, not families, and may rightfully be used only by the uninterrupted male line descendants of the person to whom the coat of arms was originally granted. 

Estrada Surname Website
A personal website run by Eduardo J. Estrada-Guzmán with historical and genealogical information on the Estrada surname.

ESTRADA Family Genealogy Forum
Search this popular genealogy forum for the Estrada surname to find others who might be researching your ancestors, or post your own Estrada query.

FamilySearch - ESTRADA Genealogy
Explore over 1.1 million historical records which mention individuals with the Estrada surname, as well as online Estrada family trees on this free website hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

GeneaNet - Estrada Records
GeneaNet includes archival records, family trees, and other resources for individuals with the Estrada surname, with a concentration on records and families from France and other European countries.

ESTRADA Surname & Family Mailing Lists
RootsWeb hosts several free mailing lists for researchers of the Estrada surname. - ESTRADA Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name Estrada.

The Estrada Genealogy and Family Tree Page
Browse family trees and links to genealogical and historical records for individuals with the last name Estrada from the website of Genealogy Today.


References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1989.

Hanks, Patrick. Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

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