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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.

Gouveias Early Origins



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.

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Gouveias Spelling Variations


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Gouveias Spelling Variations



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

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Gouveias Early History


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Gouveias Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gouveias research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1368, 1497, 1548, 1505 and 1566 are included under the topic Early Gouveias History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gouveias Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gouveias Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gouveias 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 or some of its variants were: Maria Gouveia who settled in Baltimore in 1853.

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Gouveias Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Gouveias Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gouveias 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 23 December 2014 at 12:32.

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