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Where did the Spanish Ontiveros family come from? What is the Spanish Ontiveros family crest and coat of arms? When did the Ontiveros family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Ontiveros family history?The distinguished surname Ontiveros is of Spanish origin. It is derived from the place of residence of the original bearer. In this case, the surname Ontiveros derives from the Marquisate of Ontiveros, lands which were first granted to this family in 1677. The place name derives from the Basque word "ote, ota" meaning "stock, vine" and Latin word "verus" meaning "true, real, genuine."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Hontiveros, Ontivero, Ontiver, Hontivo and others.
First found in the province of La rioja in the mountainous regions of Castile and Leon.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ontiveros Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Ontiveros Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ontiveros 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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