The distinguished surname Becerra is widespread in Spain. It is probably of local origin, deriving from a name place in an agricultural community. The surname Becerra was, in fact, used as a nickname for a high-spirited individual, which comes from the Spanish term for a young cow "becerra."
The surname Becerra was first found in the kingdom of Castile, in north central Spain. Among the earliest records there is evidence that the Becerra family was present in Ciudad Real (Castilla La Nueva) during the Middle Ages.
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