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Cervantes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The prestigious surname Cervantes originated in Spain, a country which has figured prominently in world affairs for hundreds of years.


Early Origins of the Cervantes family


The surname Cervantes was first found in Castile, a prominent Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Cervantes family


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Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1547, 1571, 1575, 1605, 1615, and 1616 are included under the topic Early Cervantes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cervantes Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Cervantes, de Cervantes, Cervántez and many more.

Early Notables of the Cervantes family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family was sixteenth century writer and historian Francisco Cervantes de Salazar, who taught at universities both in Spain and in Mexico. Of course the best known family member was Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616), illustrious author of "Don Quijote de la Mancha", Spain's most famous novel...
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Migration of the Cervantes family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cervantes Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Francisco de Cervantes, who sailed to Hispaniola in 1512
  • Juan de Cervantes, who sailed to America in 1514 with his family
  • Bernardo de Cervantes, who sailed to America in 1528
  • Francisco de Cervantes, who sailed to Veragua in 1535
  • Alexo de Cervantes, who sailed to New Spain in 1536
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cervantes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco De Cervantes, who landed in Espanola in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Juan De Cervantes, who landed in America in 1814 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Bernardo De Cervantes, who arrived in America in 1828 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Jose Maria Cervantes, who arrived in Texas in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Mr. Cervantes, who landed in Dominican Republic in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Cervantes (post 1700)


  • Alfonso Juan Cervantes (1920-1983), American politician, the thirty-ninth Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri
  • Lorna Dee Cervantes (b. 1954), award-winning Chicana-Native American poet who is considered one of the major Chicana poets of the past 40 years
  • Annabel Cervantes (b. 1969), Spanish-Catalan writer
  • Iván Cervantes (b. 1982), Spanish motorcycle enduro racer
  • Vicente de Cervantes (1755-1829), notable Spanish and Mexican physician and botanist
  • Francisco Cervantes (1514-1575), Spanish man of letters
  • Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616), Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright
  • Juan de los Santos Madriz y Cervantes (1785-1852), Costa Rican politician
  • José Omar Cervantes (b. 1985), Mexican football striker
  • Mario Rodríguez Cervantes (b. 1978), Mexican footballer
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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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