The distinguished Spanish surname Estefan is a proud sign of a rich and ancient heritage. 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. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is "ez."
, in the northwestern region of Spain.
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of this family name include: Estévez, Estevez, Estébez, Estebez, Esteva, Estevas, Estebas, Esteve, Esteves, Estévan, Estevan, Estéban, Esteban, Estébanez, Estebanez, Estévanez, Estevanez and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Esteban, who voyaged to Nicaragua in the early 1500s and helped to claim that territory for the Spanish Crown. Other early migrants to the New World bearing this surname include Herná.