Covarrubias History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Covarrubias family

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.

Early History of the Covarrubias family

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Covarrubias Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Covarrubias 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 the early sixteenth century, and Pedro Covarrubias, an eloquent orator, who was...
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Covarrubias Ranking

In the United States, the name Covarrubias is the 5,796th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States Covarrubias migration to the United States +

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 [2]
Covarrubias Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Rose De Covarrubias, aged 43, who immigrated to the United States from London England, in 1910
  • Diego Covarrubias, aged 22, who immigrated 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

Contemporary Notables of the name Covarrubias (post 1700) +

  • 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 [3]
  • Jorge Covarrubias, American Democratic Party politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1996 [3]
  • José María Covarrubias, American politician, Member of the California State Assembly (1860-1862)
  • 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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  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, May 19) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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