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
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
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)
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