Becerril History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The distinguished surname Becerril is widespread in Spain
. It is probably of local
origin, deriving from a name place in an agricultural community. The surname Becerril was, in fact, used as a nickname
for a high-spirited individual, which comes from the Spanish term for a young cow "becerra."
Early Origins of the Becerril family
The surname Becerril was first found in the kingdom of Castile
, in north central Spain
. Among the earliest records there is evidence that the Becerril family was present in Ciudad Real (Castilla La Nueva) during the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Becerril family
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Becerril Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Becerro, Bezarra, Becerril, Berrera and others.
Early Notables of the Becerril family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Becerril family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco Becerra who immigrated to Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1534; and Diego Becerra who came to New Spain
in 1577 with his wife and children. Later settlers included Luis Antonio Becerra who arrived in PUerto Rico in 1860.
Contemporary Notables of the name Becerril (post 1700)
- Alicia D. Becerril, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Doña María de la Soledad Becerril y Bustamante (b. 1944), Marquise of Salvatierra, a Spanish noble, politician and Member of the Spanish Congress of Deputies
- Porfirio Becerril (b. 1955), Mexican diver at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics
- Mario Becerril Serrano (b. 1917), Mexican equestrian competitor at the 1952 Summer Olympics
- Irene Becerril, Mexican painter
Becerril Family Crest Products
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html