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Multiple Origins for the Surname Bravo


Spanish


The distinguished Spanish surname Bravo is, in fact, of nickname origin. In this instance the adjective "Bravo" was applied as a nickname to a man who had proven himself in battle to be spirited and fearless.

Bravo Early Origins



The surname Bravo was first found in the northern regions of the kingdom of Castile, an important Christian region of medieval Spain. Early records of the name in Spain include Captain D. Alonso Bravo, who was born in 1599 in San Martin de Hoyos in the Santander region of Northern Spain.

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Bravo Spelling Variations


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Bravo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brave, Brava, Brávo and others.

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Bravo Early History


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Bravo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bravo research. Another 351 words (25 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bravo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bravo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bravo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bravo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bravo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Alonso Bravo, who arrived in "New Spain" between 1553-1554
  • Gabriel Bravo, who arrived in Peru in 1590

Bravo Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David Bravo, who arrived in Jamaica in 1740
  • Benjamin Bravo, who landed in Jamaica in 1740

Bravo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alvaro Bravo, who landed in America in 1810
  • Juan Bravo, who landed in America in 1812
  • Pedro Bravo, who arrived in America in 1816
  • Francisco Bravo, who landed in America in 1827
  • Rodrigo Bravo, who landed in America in 1828
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bravo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bravo (post 1700)



  • Antonio Caballero Bravo (b. 1967), Spanish boxer, who represented his country at the 1988 Summer Olympics
  • Luigi Ferrari Bravo (1933-2016), Italian professor and legal expert, Judge of International Court of Justice (1995-1997)
  • Angel Bravo (b. 1942), Venezuelan Major League Baseball player
  • Felipe Aparicio Bravo (b. 1867), Chilean literary
  • Soledad Bravo (b. 1943), renowned Venezuelan singer
  • Anselmo Bravo (b. 1900), Chilean solider in the Chilean army
  • Manuel María Palacios Bravo (b. 1891), Ecuadorian poet and ecclesiastic, listed in "Who's who in Latin America" in 1952

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See Also


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    Other References

    1. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Bravo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bravo 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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