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The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname De la cueva. The original bearer of the name De la cueva, 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.

De la cueva Early Origins



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

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De la cueva Spelling Variations


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De la cueva Spelling Variations



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

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De la cueva Early History


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De la cueva Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De la cueva 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 De la cueva History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De la cueva Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De la cueva 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 De la cueva 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:

De la cueva Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Isabel DeLaCueva, who arrived in Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1837
  • Anton DeLaCueva, who landed in Dominican Republic in 1838
  • Beatriz DeLaCueva, who arrived in Guatemala in 1838
  • Francisco DeLaCueva, who landed in New Spain in 1838

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Contemporary Notables of the name De la cueva (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De la cueva (post 1700)



  • Juan de la Cueva (1550-1607), Spanish poet and dramatist

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De la cueva Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The De la cueva Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De la cueva 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 10 October 2013 at 15:06.

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