, a country rich in culture and history. The earliest forms of
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The Spanish surname De sousa is the Castillian form of the Galician and Portuguese surname Souza or Sousa.
, in northwestern Spain.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Silvestre de Sosa, who sailed to America in 1512; Juan de Sosa sailed to America in 1528; Hernando Soso sailed to New Spain
in 1534; Isabel de Sosa sailed to New Spain