De córdoba History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as De córdoba, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name De córdoba, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.

Early Origins of the De córdoba family

The surname De córdoba was first found in Andalucia, in southern Spain.

Important Dates for the De córdoba family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De córdoba research. Another 120 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1271, 1558, 1527, 1534, 1604, 1703 and 1712 are included under the topic Early De córdoba History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

De córdoba Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Córdoba, de Córdoba, Cordoba, de Cordoba, Córdova, de Córdova, Cordova, de Cordova, Cordobés, Cordobes, Cordovés, Cordoves and many more.

Early Notables of the De córdoba family (pre 1700)

Notable bearers of the family name De córdoba Martín Alonso Fernández de Córdoba Montemayor y Velasco (died 1558),a Spanish nobleman and first Count of Alcaudete, Viceroy of Navarra (1527-1534); and his son, Martín de Córdoba y Velasco (died 1604), marqués de Cortes and governor of Oran; fifteenth century astronomer and physician Alfonso de Córdoba; fifteenth century painter Pedro de Córdoba; fifteenth century writer Fernando de Córdoba; Gonzalo de Córdoba, the "Great Captain" of King Ferdinand in the early sixteenth century, who helped establish Spain's military supremacy in Europe; Diego de Córdova, sixteenth century...
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De córdoba migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

De córdoba Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anton DeCordoba, who landed in Rio de la Plata in 1835 [1]
  • Diego DeCordoba, who landed in Dominican Republic in 1835 [1]
  • Francisco DeCordoba, who arrived in Guatemala in 1838 [1]
  • Hernando DeCordoba, who landed in Guatemala in 1838 [1]
  • Antonio DeCordoba, who arrived in Florida in 1838 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  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)
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