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The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Cueto. The original bearer of the name Cueto, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.

Cueto Early Origins



The surname Cueto was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of mediaeval Spain.

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Cueto Spelling Variations


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Cueto Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cueva, Cuevas, De La Cueva, Cuerva, Cuervo and others.

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Cueto Early History


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Cueto Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cueto research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1152, 1464, 1614, 1572, 1655, 1615, 1714, 1698, 1703, 1698, 1702, 1704, 1707, 1590 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Cueto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cueto Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cueto Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Beltrán de la Cueva, created Duke of Alburquerque in 1464 by King Henry IV, fought for Ferdinand and Isabella at the siege of Granada; 16th century Spanish dramatist Juan de la Cueva; Alfonso de la Cueva, Spain's Ambassador to Venice, created Marquis of Bedmar...

Another 62 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cueto 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:

Cueto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego De Cueto, who arrived in America in 1811
  • Diego Or Cueto, who landed in America in 1812
  • Cristobal De Cueto, who landed in America in 1827
  • Hernando De Cueto, who landed in America in 1827
  • Juan De Cueto, who arrived in America in 1827
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cueto (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cueto (post 1700)



  • César Augusto Cueto Villa (b. 1952), retired Peruvian attacking midfielder
  • Germán Cueto (1883-1975), Mexican artist
  • Isabel Cueto (b. 1968), German retired professional tennis player
  • Dagoberto Cueto Concepción (1937-2011), Cuban pitcher in Major League Baseball pitcher who pitched in seven games for the Minnesota Twins during the 1961 season
  • Johnny Brent Cueto Ortiz (b. 1986), Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals
  • Alonso Cueto Caballero (b. 1954), Peruvian novelist and playwright
  • Manuel Cueto Melo (1892-1942), Cuban Major League Baseball player who played from 1914 to 1919
  • "Lola" Cueto (1897-1978), born María Dolores Velázquez Rivas, a Mexican painter, printmaker, puppet designer and puppeteer
  • Mark John "Frank" Cueto (b. 1979), former English international rugby union player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. 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.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cueto Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cueto 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 13 August 2015 at 08:50.

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