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Multiple Origins for the Surname Chaves


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Chaves Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Chaves Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Andrés de Chaves, who arrived in America in 1512
  • Diego de Chaves, who arrived in America in 1526
  • Juan Chaves, who served with Pedro de Alvarado and who founded the settlement of Gracias a Dios in 1533
  • Bernardo de Chaves, who arrived in the Dominican Republic in 1534
  • Gómez de Chaves, who arrived in Cartagena in 1534
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Chaves Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andres De Chaves, who landed in America in 1812
  • Hemando De Chaves, who arrived in America in 1815
  • Nicolasa DeJesus Chaves, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • Juan De Chaves, who landed in America in 1817
  • Gonzalo De Chaves, who landed in America in 1817
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Chaves Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ana Chaves, who arrived in Texas in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chaves (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chaves (post 1700)



  • Richard John Chaves (b. 1951), American actor
  • José Francisco Chaves (1833-1904), nineteenth century American politician, lawyer and farmer
  • Zachary A. Chaves, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State Senate 36th District, 2008
  • Jose Francisco Chaves (1833-1904), American Republican politician, Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1865-67, 1869-71; Member New Mexico territorial council, 1875
  • E. V. Chaves, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico Territory, 1892, 1904
  • Amado Chaves Jr., American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in La Guaira, 1924
  • Victorico L. "Concoy" Chaves (1932-2016), Filipino sportsman and politician, Member of the Philippine House of Representatives (1987-1998), President of the Philippine Amateur Volleyball Association (1986-1995)
  • Raúl Pires Ferreira Chaves (1889-1967), Portuguese civil engineer and inventor
  • João Carlos Pinto Chaves (b. 1982), Brazilian professional footballer
  • Jorge Ferreira Chaves (1920-1982), Portuguese architect
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Chaves Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    8. 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.
    9. 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).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Chaves Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chaves 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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