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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.

Covarrubia Early Origins



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.

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Covarrubia Spelling Variations


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Covarrubia Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Covarrubia, Cobarubia, Corvarruvia and others.

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Covarrubia Early History


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Covarrubia Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Covarrubia research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1693, 1488, 1570, 1539 and 1613 are included under the topic Early Covarrubia History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Covarrubia Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Covarrubia Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration



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 in 1571.

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Citations


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Citations



    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. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Covarrubia Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Covarrubia 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 12 May 2014 at 11:42.

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