Estevan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished Spanish surname Estevan is a proud sign of a rich and ancient heritage. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic 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."

Early Origins of the Estevan family

The surname Estevan was first found in Galicia, in the northwestern region of Spain.

Early History of the Estevan family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Estevan research. Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1037, 1129, and 1139 are included under the topic Early Estevan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Estevan Spelling Variations

Spelling variations 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.

Early Notables of the Estevan family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family were eighteenth century Spanish composer Pablo Esteve y Grimau; nineteenth century Spanish journalist and politician Agustín Esteban Collantes; nineteenth century Spanish military officer...
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United States Estevan migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Estevan Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Alonso Estévan, who sailed to Honduras in 1551
Estevan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Sebastian Estevan, aged 60, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1822 [1]
  • Salvador Estevan, aged 30, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830 [1]
  • Francisco Estevan, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1837 [1]
  • Alonso Estevan, who landed in Honduras in 1851 [1]
  • D Estevan, aged 21, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1852 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Estevan (post 1700) +

  • Estevan Castro, American politician, Member of California State Assembly, 1857-58, 1863-65 (3rd District 1857-58, 6th District 1863-65) [2]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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