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BAIADA ancestry

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Bajata family

Bajata Nicole (View posts)
Posted: 31 May 2001 8:01PM GMT
Hello, David !

I wrote a message before this one, but as I am not very used on the forums, I dont know if it started.
Thank you for your reply. I doesn't get any proof about the spanish origin of our commun surname. We still thought so because of the letter "J" that does'nt exist in Italian, but exists in Spanish. As you say, Spanish invaders stayed there during many centuries, such as you cand find, still now, in Sicilia, many families with surnames like "Lopez", "Sanchez" and so on. On the other hand, "Bajar" means "go down", and Bajada" meains "down way" in Spanish. So, it seems to me logic to think this way.
Searching on the site of Mormons, I found a Bajata in Mexic. This one is probably one of my relatives, as I know that my grand'father went there and stayed during a few years, at the end of the 19e century, and he probably didn't go there alone…
Anyway, our surname is not so common and spraid, so it is not impossible that we could be relatives. I should be interessed in knowing when your family came to America.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Bajata Nicole 1 Jun 2001 2:01AM GMT 
David Salvia 8 Jun 2001 8:57AM GMT 
Nicole 11 Jun 2001 2:28PM GMT 
James Bianco 25 Sep 2006 6:32PM GMT 
James Bianco 25 Sep 2006 6:35PM GMT 
James Bianco 29 Sep 2006 5:50PM GMT 
sbajada 5 Jan 2003 12:30AM GMT 
David Salvia 24 Jan 2003 10:49PM GMT 
Steve Bajada 25 Jan 2003 10:53PM GMT 
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