Cepeda History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Cepeda family

The surname Cepeda was first found in Aragon an ancient Kingdom of Spain.

Important Dates for the Cepeda family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cepeda research. Another 68 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1271, 1532 and 1602 are included under the topic Early Cepeda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cepeda Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cepeda, Cepede, Ceppeda, Ceppede, Cepedas, Cepedes Cepedaz, Cepedda, Cepedde, Cepedons and many more.

Early Notables of the Cepeda family (pre 1700)

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Cepeda migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cepeda Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Juan de Cepeda and his brother Gaspar, who settled on San Juan Island in 1534
  • Juan Bautista De Cepeda immigrated to New Spain in 1574
  • Alonso de Cepeda, who arrived in Peru with his brother Gabriel de Cepeda in 1582
  • Isabel de Cepeda, who settled in Mexico in 1594
Cepeda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Diego De Cepeda, who arrived in America in 1813 [1]
  • Gaspar De Cepeda, who arrived in San Juan Island in 1834 [1]
  • Jose Cepeda, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]
  • Francisco Cepeda Taborcia who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1887
  • Francisco De Cepeda, who landed in Peru in 1890 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Cepeda (post 1700)

  • Wilson Fernando Cepeda Cuervo (b. 1980), Colombian professional road racing cyclist
  • Rafael Cepeda Atiles (1910-1996), known as the "The Patriarch of the Bomba and Plena", he was the patriarch of the Cepeda family
  • Orlando Manuel "Peruchin" Cepeda Pennes (b. 1937), Puerto Rican former Major League Baseball first baseman, inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Frederich Cepeda Cruz (b. 1980), Cuban eight-time gold medalist outfielder for the Cuban national baseball team
  • Cláudia Cepeda (b. 1967), Brazilian actress
  • Angélica María "Angie" Cepeda Jiménez (b. 1974), Colombian actress, best known for her roles in Pobre Diabla and the films Captain Pantoja and the Special Services and Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Andrés Cepeda (b. 1973), Colombian singer and songwriter
  • Carlos Oquendo Cepeda (b. 1952), university professor and engineer from Ecuador
  • Álvaro Cepeda Samudio (1926-1972), Colombian journalist, novelist, short story writer, and filmmaker
  • Fernando Cepeda Ulloa (b. 1938), Colombian political scientist, professor and diplomat

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Citations

  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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