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Where did the Spanish Ruivo family come from? What is the Spanish Ruivo family crest and coat of arms? When did the Ruivo family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Ruivo family history?The distinguished Spanish surname Ruivo is of nickname origin, having been derived from a personal or physical characteristic of the original bearer of this surname. In this instance Rubio comes from the Latin word "rubeus" which originally meant "red" and was used to refer to someone who had red hair.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rubia, Rubias, Roig, Royo, Ruivo and others.
First found in the northern region of Castile, near De Laredo, in the province of Santander.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ruivo research. Another 336 words(24 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ruivo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 83 words(6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ruivo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pero Rubio who came to Florida in 1538.
The Ruivo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ruivo 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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