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Multiple Origins for the Surname Chavez


Spanish


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

Chavez Early Origins



The surname Chavez was first found in Galicia, in northwestern Spain.

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Chavez Spelling Variations


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Chavez Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chávez, Chavez, Chaves and others.

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Chavez Early History


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Chavez Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chavez research. Another 398 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1370 and 1815 are included under the topic Early Chavez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chavez Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chavez Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chavez 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:

Chavez Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Trinidad Chávez Aparicio, who introduced cacao and chocolate from Mexico to Spain in 1570

Chavez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nicholas Chavez, aged 34, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1825 [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)
  • Antonio Francisco De Chavez, who landed in New Spain in 1877 [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)
  • Crisastonis Chavez, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States from Luttinta, in 1893

Chavez Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Angel Lopez Chavez, aged 55, who settled in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1908
  • Angelicia Chavez, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • Antonio Lopez Chavez, aged 20, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Carlos Guillerno Chavez, aged 5, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Agustin Loera Chavez, aged 22, who settled in America from Vera Cruz, Mexico, in 1915
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chavez (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chavez (post 1700)



  • César Chávez (1927-1993), American farm workers union leader
  • César Estrada Chavez (1927-1993), founder of the National Farm Workers Association, which became United Farm Workers and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Angélico Chávez (1910-1996), American Franciscan priest, historian, author, poet, and painter
  • Dionicio Chavez (1888-1962), American Democrat politician, Member of New Mexico State House of Representatives, 1922; U.S. Representative from New Mexico at-large, 1931-35; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1936-62 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David Chavez Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1952 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Daniel F. Chavez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996, 2008 (alternate) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dan Chavez, American politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 79th District, 2002, 2004; Republican Candidate for Texas State Senate 29th District, 2010, 2012 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Cindy M. Chavez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carlos S. Chavez, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Palmdale, California, 1999 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Benjamin Anthony Chavez, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Mexico 2nd District, 1994 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 34 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Chavez


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Suggested Readings for the name Chavez



  • Chavez: A Distinctive American Clan of New Mexico by Angelico Chavez.

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Chavez Family Crest Products


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Chavez Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  9. 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.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Chavez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chavez 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 28 April 2017 at 11:09.

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