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Cordovez History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Noble surnames, such as Cordovez, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Cordovez, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.

Early Origins of the Cordovez family


The surname Cordovez was first found in Andalucia, in southern Spain.

Early History of the Cordovez family


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Cordovez Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Córdoba, de Córdoba, Cordoba, de Cordoba, Córdova, de Córdova, Cordova, de Cordova, Cordobés, Cordobes, Cordovés, Cordoves and many more.

Early Notables of the Cordovez family (pre 1700)


Notable bearers of the family name Cordovez Martín Alonso Fernández de Córdoba Montemayor y Velasco (died 1558),a Spanish nobleman and first Count of Alcaudete, Viceroy of Navarra (1527-1534); and his son, Martín de Córdoba y Velasco (died 1604), marqués de Cortes and governor of Oran; fifteenth century astronomer and physician Alfonso...
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Migration of the Cordovez family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, who voyaged to America in 1517 and was the first European to set foot on the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. Also of note was Juan de Có.

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