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Gouveias History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The distinguished Portuguese surname Gouveias is of toponymic origin. Toponymic surnames are those names which derive their origin from the name of the place from which the original bearer hailed. In this instance the name Gouveias is derived from the place name "Gouveia", which is the name of a town located in Portugal.

Early Origins of the Gouveias family


The surname Gouveias was first found in the town of Gouveia in Portugal. The original bearer of the Gouveias surname was Fernao Nunes de Gouveia, who lived during the reign of King Joao I of Portugal in the 14th century.

Early History of the Gouveias family


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Gouveias Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Gouveias, Govea and others.

Early Notables of the Gouveias family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gouveias family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Maria Gouveia who settled in Baltimore in 1853.

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