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The distinguished Spanish surname Esteves 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."

Esteves Early Origins



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

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Esteves Spelling Variations


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Esteves 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.

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Esteves Early History


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Esteves Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Esteves research. Another 610 words (44 lines of text) covering the years 1037, 1129, and 1139 are included under the topic Early Esteves History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Esteves Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Esteves Early Notables (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 Esteves 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:

Esteves Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • S Esteves, aged 55, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • I B Esteves, aged 40, landed in New Orleans, La in 1841
  • Pedro Esteves, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1843

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Contemporary Notables of the name Esteves (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Esteves (post 1700)



  • Major-General Luis Raul Esteves (1893-1958), American Adjutant-General of Puerto Rico (1946-1957)
  • Joăo Rodrigues Esteves (1700-1751), Portuguese composer of religious music
  • Maria da Assunçăo Esteves (b. 1956), Portuguese politician
  • Décio Esteves da Silva (1927-2000), Brazilian international football player
  • Alfredo Manuel Mousinho Esteves (b. 1976), Portuguese-East Timorese footballer
  • Ricardo Felipe dos Santos Esteves (b. 1979), Portuguese footballer
  • Sandra María Esteves, Portuguese poet
  • Ramón de Castro Esteves, Argentine historian

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    6. 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.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    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 Esteves Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Esteves 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 1 December 2016 at 10:59.

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