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Noble surnames, such as Guevara, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Guevara, 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.

Guevara Early Origins



The surname Guevara was first found in Navarre, in northern Spain.

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Guevara Spelling Variations


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Guevara Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Guevara, de Guevara, Guevera, de Guevera, Guebara and many more.

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Guevara Early History


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Guevara Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guevara research. Another 457 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1516, 1516, 1135, 1481, 1545, 1566, 1644, 1597 and 1658 are included under the topic Early Guevara History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guevara Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guevara Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family Antonio de Guevara (c.1481-1545), the Spanish chronicler and moralist; Inigo Velez de Guevara (1566-1644), 7th Count of Onate and Count of Villamediana, a Spanish political figure, played an important role in the Thirty Years War...

Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Guevara 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:

Guevara Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Diego de Guevara, who sailed to America in 1517
  • Domingo de Guevara sailed to Venezuela in 1534
  • Alonso de Guevara sailed to Río de la Plata in 1535
  • Iñigo and Víctor de Guevara sailed to Río de la Plata in 1535
  • Juan de Guevara sailed to Peru in 1535
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Guevara Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego De Guevara, who arrived in America in 1817
  • Francisca De Guevara, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1822
  • Dorotea L De Guevara, aged 32, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Luis Guevara, aged 32, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • P S De Guevara, aged 40, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guevara (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guevara (post 1700)



  • Pedro Guevara (1879-1937), American politician, Member of the Phillipine Islands House of Representatives, 1909-12; Member of Phillipine Islands Senate, 1916-22
  • Marta Guevara (b. 1955), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2004
  • Linda Guevara, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2000
  • Henry Douglas Guevara, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980 (alternate), 1984
  • Janella Denise "Ella" Yuson Guevara (b. 1998), Filipina child actress
  • Nacha Guevara (b. 1940), born Clotilde Acosta, an Argentine singer-songwriter, dancer and actress
  • Ana Gabriela Guevara Espinoza (b. 1977), Mexican thirteen-time gold, seven-time silver and three-time bronze medalist track and field athlete
  • Sergio Augusto Guevara González (b. 1973), Guatemalan football midfielder
  • Jesús Guevara (1969-1996), Venezuela heavyweight boxer at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Fabián Rodrigo Guevara Arredondo (b. 1968), retired Chilean footballer
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
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    The Guevara Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guevara 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 21 July 2016 at 17:43.

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