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Where did the Spanish Tijerina family come from? What is the Spanish Tijerina family crest and coat of arms? When did the Tijerina family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Tijerina family history?The distinguished surname Tijerina comes from Spain, a country rich in culture and history. The original bearer of the name Tijerina, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The name Tejada is the name of various villages and towns in the province of Burgos and in Huelva. This place-name is derived from the Spanish word teja, which means roof tile or lime tree.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tejada, de Tejada, Tejeda, de Tejeda, Tejado, Tejero, Tejera, Tejadillo, de Tejadillo, Tejería, Tejeria, Tejerina, Teja, de la Teja, Tejas, Texas, Tejo, Tejón, Tejon, Texada, Texado, Texero, Texera, Texeda, Tajada, de Tajada, Tajado, Tajero, Tajera and many more.
First found in Castile, in north central Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tijerina research. Another 427 words(30 lines of text) covering the year 1175 is included under the topic Early Tijerina History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 22 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tijerina Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Early migrants to the New World included Esteban de Tejada, who sailed to America in 1512; Cristóbal Tejero sailed to America in 1513; Alonso Tejero de la Serradilla sailed to America in 1514.
The Tijerina Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tijerina 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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