Esteve History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished Spanish surname Esteve 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 Esteve family

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

Important Dates for the Esteve family

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

Esteve 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 Esteve 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...
Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Esteve Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Esteve migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Esteve Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • S Esteve, aged 55, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • Jose Esteve, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]
  • Lino Esteve, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1885 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Esteve (post 1700)

  • Maurice Estève (1904-2001), French painter
  • Éric Estève (b. 1951), French author, composer and singer
  • Patrick Estève (b. 1959), former French rugby union player and a current coach
  • Vincent Estève (b. 1945), retired professional French footballer
  • Alain Estève (b. 1946), retired French international rugby union player
  • Jean-Baptiste Estève de Latour, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]
  • Étienne Estève, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [3]
  • Francisco Esteve Botey, Spanish artist
  • Esteve Calzada i Alabedra (1909-1963), author from Spain

Citations

  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. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 4) Jean-Baptiste Estève. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  3. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, March 4) Étienne Estève. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
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