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From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Guerrera family. Originally, the Spanish people were known only by a single name. The process by which hereditary surnames were adopted in Spain is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name.

Guerrera Early Origins



The surname Guerrera was first found in Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

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Guerrera Spelling Variations


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Guerrera Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Guerra, de Guerra, Guerro, Guerrero, Guerrera and others.

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Guerrera Early History


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Guerrera Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guerrera research. Another 399 words (28 lines of text) covering the year 1134 is included under the topic Early Guerrera History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guerrera Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guerrera Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Guerrera 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:

Guerrera Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Hernando Guerrera, moved to America in 1517

Guerrera Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hernando Guerrera, who landed in America in 1817

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guerrera (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guerrera (post 1700)



  • Gabino Amaya Guerrera, Spanish sculptor
  • Fuerza Guerrera (b. 1953), Mexican professional wrestler and trainer
  • Juventud "Juvi" Guerrera (b. 1974), ring name of Eduardo Aníbal González Hernández, a Mexican professional wrestler

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Guerrera Family Crest Products


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Guerrera Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Guerrera Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guerrera 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 18 March 2016 at 07:43.

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