Noble surnames, such as Gueverra, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Gueverra, 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.
Early Origins of the Gueverra family
The surname Gueverra was first found in Navarre, in northern Spain.
Early History of the Gueverra family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gueverra 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 Gueverra History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Gueverra Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Guevara, de Guevara, Guevera, de Guevera, Guebara and many more.
Early Notables of the Gueverra family (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 Gueverra Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gueverra family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 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.