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Where did the Spanish Olivar family come from? What is the Spanish Olivar family crest and coat of arms? When did the Olivar family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Olivar family history?The distinguished surname Olivar, like many Spanish family names, is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Oliva, de Oliva, Olivas, Olivo, Olivos, Oliver, de Oliver, Olivé, Olive, Olivera, Oliveras, Olivero, Oliveros, de Oliveros, Olivérez, Oliverez, Olives, Olivar, Olivares and many more.
First found in Aragon, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olivar research. Another 478 words(34 lines of text) covering the years 1137, 1148, 1170, 1229, 1235, 1238, 1282, and 1469 are included under the topic Early Olivar History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 32 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olivar Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Olivar Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Olivar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olivar 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.
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