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The distinguished Spanish surname Covarrubias 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.

Covarrubias Early Origins



The surname Covarrubias 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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Covarrubias Spelling Variations


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Covarrubias Spelling Variations



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

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Covarrubias Early History


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Covarrubias Early History



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

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Covarrubias Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Covarrubias 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 Covarrubias 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:

Covarrubias Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catalina Covarrubias, who landed in New Spain in 1835

Covarrubias Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Rose De Covarrubias, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States from London England, in 1910
  • Diego Covarrubias, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1918
  • Miguel Covarrubias, aged 62, who settled in America from London, England, in 1918
  • Rose Covarrubias, aged 21, who landed in America from London, England, in 1918
  • Jose Covarrubias, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Covarrubias (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Covarrubias (post 1700)



  • José María Covarrubias, American politician, Member of the California State Assembly (1860-1862)
  • Jose M. Covarrubias (1809-1870), American politician, Delegate to California State Constitutional Convention from San Luis Obispo District, 1849; Member of California State Assembly, 1849-50, 1851-52, 1853-54, 1855-58, 1860-62
  • Jorge Covarrubias, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1996
  • Francisco Pelayo Covarrubias (b. 1969), Mexican politician
  • Francisco Covarrubias (1775-1850), Cuban actor and dramatist known as "the father of Cuban theatre"
  • Juan Diego Covarrubias Aceves (b. 1987), Mexican actor
  • Marcos Alberto Covarrubias Villaseñor (b. 1967), Mexican politician, Governor of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur (2012-)
  • Chalco Covarrubias (b. 1975), Argentine footballer
  • Juan Carlos Covarrubias (b. 1961), Chilean footballer
  • José Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957), Mexican painter and caricaturist, ethnologist and art historian

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
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    The Covarrubias Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Covarrubias 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 19 May 2016 at 14:23.

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