Noble surnames, such as Figaroa, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. Figaroa is a
surname; that is, the name was derived from the village or estate where the original bearer of the name once lived or held land.
The Figaroa family originally lived in the area of Figueroa which at one time belonged to both Portugal and Spain.
, in the northwestern region of Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Figaroa research.Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1139, 1277, and 1652 are included under the topic Early Figaroa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Figueroa, de Figueroa, Figuera, Figueras, Figueres, Figuero, Figueros, Figueredo, de Figueredo, Figuerola, Figarola, Higuera, de la Higuera, Higueras, de las Higueras, Higuero and many more.
Notable bearers of the family name Figaroa were sixteenth century Spanish general Lope de Figueroa; seventeenth century Spanish poet Francisco de Figueroa; seventeenth century Jesuit missionary and linguist Jerónimo Figueroa, who worked all his life among the indigenous peoples of Mexico; seventeenth century Spanish actor Roque de Figueroa; seventeenth century Spanish poets, brothers Diego... Another 54 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Figaroa Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.