Covo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The noble Spanish surname Covo is of local
origin, that is, it is derived from the name of a place where a man once lived or held land. In this instance the surname Covo comes from the Latin word "covum," which corresponds to the English word "hollow" or "cave." Thus, the original bearer of the name most likely lived in a place well known for its proximity to some caves.
Early Origins of the Covo family
The surname Covo was first found in the province of Burgos in the northern region of Castile-Leon. The earliest records of the name Covo are from the church of Santo Domingo de la Calzada which mentions a Knight by the name of don Juan Cobo in 1157.
Early History of the Covo family
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Early Notables of the Covo 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... Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Covo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Covo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Cobo who settled in Rio de la Plata in 1535; Francisco Cobo who arrived in Peru in 1553; Alonso Cobo who settled in Dominican Republic in 1569; Juan Cobo who settled in the Philippines in 1586.
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