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Where did the Spanish Sierra family come from? What is the Spanish Sierra family crest and coat of arms? When did the Sierra family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Sierra family history?

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Sierra, Siira, Siera, Siero, Sierra, de La Sierra, de Siira and many more.

First found in Asturias and Galicia, in the northwestern region of the Iberian peninsula.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sierra research. Another 295 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1637, 1674, 1700, 1750, 1818, 1790, 1792, 1794, 1831, 1627 and 1709 are included under the topic Early Sierra History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Sierra Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

  • Baltasar Sierra, who came to West Indies in 1517
  • Manuel Sierra, setled in America in 1534
  • Pedro Sierra, settled in Cartagena in 1535
  • Ana Sierra, who settled in Guatemala in 1568
  • Antonio De Sierra, his wife and two children, who settled in New Spain in 1569


Sierra Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century


  • Juan DeLa Sierra, who landed in America in 1813
  • Juan Sierra, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Baltasar Sierra, who arrived in America in 1817
  • Carlos Sierra, aged 17, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • J Antonio Sierra, aged 9, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829


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  • Pablo Sierra, Cuban-American artist
  • Gregory Sierra (b. 1941), American actor
  • Nadine Sierra (b. 1988), American operatic soprano
  • Gregorio Martínez Sierra (1881-1947), Spanish novelist
  • Javier Sierra Albert (b. 1971), Spanish New York Times Best Selling author, journalist and researcher
  • Justo Sierra (1848-1912), Mexican educator, writer, and historian
  • Álvaro Sierra Peña (b. 1967), retired Columbian male professional road racing cyclist
  • Rubén Angel Sierra García (b. 1965), Puerto Rico-born retired Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Santiago Vicente Feliú Sierra (1962-2014), Cuban singer and songwriter


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  1. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
  2. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Sierra Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sierra 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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