Baquero History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins the old family name Baquero can be found within medieval Spain. While the patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in Spain, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. The Germanic speaking Visigoths, who conquered Spain from the mid-5th to 8th centuries, and the Arabic and Muslim Moors, who conquered the Spanish homeland from the 8th to 12th centuries, influenced Spanish names. Since Spain was periodically dominated by both of these nations in its past, it shared much in common with both the Visigoths and the Muslims in the occupations they described. Many people, such as the Baquero family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname Baquero was an occupational name for a farmer or cowherd.

Early Origins of the Baquero family

The surname Baquero was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Baquero family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baquero research. Another 108 words (8 lines of text) covering the year 1228 is included under the topic Early Baquero History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Baquero Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Baca, de Baca, Baquero, Baquera, Baquer, Baquerizo, Vaca, de Vaca, Vacas, Vacario, Vacaro, Vaquero and many more.

Early Notables of the Baquero family (pre 1700)

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Baquero Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Baquero migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Baquero Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Rall Baquero, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • José Baquero, who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1838
  • Pascual Baquero Romero sailed to Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Hipólito Baquero Zazo sailed to Puerto Rico in 1860

Contemporary Notables of the name Baquero (post 1700) +

  • Lynda Baquero (b. 1967), American correspondent for WNBC news in New York
  • Ivana Baquero Macías (b. 1994), Spanish Goya Award for Best New Actress Award winning actress
  • Andrés Baquero (1853-1916), Spanish teacher, researcher and writer from Murcia
  • Pedro Jesús López Baquero (b. 1980), Spanish footballer
  • Gastón Baquero (1916-1997), Cuban poet and writer
  • Ivana Baquero Macías (b. 1994), Spanish Goya Award for Best New Actress Award winning actress


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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