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

Guevarra Early Origins



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

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Guevarra Spelling Variations


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Guevarra Spelling Variations



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

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Guevarra Early History


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Guevarra Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guevarra 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 Guevarra History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guevarra Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guevarra 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 Guevarra 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:

Guevarra Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Luis F. Guevarra, aged 52, originally from Caracas Venezuela, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Zulia" from Maracaibo [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CX-7YZ : 6 December 2014), Luis F. Guevarra, 31 Dec 1920; citing departure port Maracaibo, arrival port New York, ship name Zulia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Martina Guevarra, aged 40, originally from Havana, Cuba, who arrived in New York, N.Y. in 1924 aboard the ship "Calamares" from Havana, Cuba [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN4R-L3T : 6 December 2014), Martina Guevarra, 03 Aug 1924; citing departure port Havana, Cuba, arrival port New York, N.Y., ship name Calamares, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guevarra (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guevarra (post 1700)



  • Gladys Guevarra (b. 1977), Filipina singer and comedian
  • Rey Francis J. Guevarra (b. 1986), Filipino professional basketball player

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Citations


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  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CX-7YZ : 6 December 2014), Luis F. Guevarra, 31 Dec 1920; citing departure port Maracaibo, arrival port New York, ship name Zulia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN4R-L3T : 6 December 2014), Martina Guevarra, 03 Aug 1924; citing departure port Havana, Cuba, arrival port New York, N.Y., ship name Calamares, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  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. 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.
  8. 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).
  9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
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The Guevarra Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guevarra 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.

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