The distinguished Spanish surname Covarrubia is of toponymic origin, deriving from a place where the initial bearer once resided or held land. In this instance, the surname derives from a town of the same name in the province and diocese of Burgos. The town is situated on the margin of the river of the same name. It is of ancient origin and is the site of a building that once housed the royal archives, founded by Felipe III.
Early Origins of the Covarrubia family
The surname Covarrubia was first found in the ancient kingdom of Castile
, an important region during the Middle Ages and the Christian Reconquest of Spain.
Early History of the Covarrubia family
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Covarrubia Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Covarrubia, Cobarubia, Corvarruvia and others.
Early Notables of the Covarrubia family (pre 1700)
Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Marcos de Covarrubias, who resided in Toledo in... Another 74 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Covarrubia Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Covarrubia family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Catalina Covarrubias who came to New Spain
in 1535; Francisco De Covarrubias who arrived in New Spain
with his wife Maria Ramirez in 1563; Domingo De Covarrubias who settled in New Spain