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

Cervantes Early Origins



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

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Cervantes Spelling Variations


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Cervantes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cervantes, de Cervantes, Cervántez, Cervantez and others.

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Cervantes Early History


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Cervantes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cervantes research. Another 412 words (29 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.

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Cervantes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cervantes Early Notables (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...

Another 129 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cervantes 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:

Cervantes Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Francisco de Cervantes, who sailed to Hispaniola in 1512
  • Juan de Cervantes sailed to America in 1514 with his family
  • Bernardo de Cervantes, who sailed to America in 1528
  • Francisco de Cervantes sailed to Veragua in 1535
  • Alexo de Cervantes 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
  • Juan De Cervantes, who landed in America in 1814
  • Bernardo De Cervantes, who arrived in America in 1828
  • Jose Maria Cervantes, who arrived in Texas in 1835
  • Mr. Cervantes, who landed in Dominican Republic in 1838
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cervantes (post 1700)


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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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cervantes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cervantes 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 6 May 2015 at 22:18.

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