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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.

Gueverra Early Origins



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

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Gueverra Spelling Variations


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Gueverra Spelling Variations



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

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Gueverra Early History


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Gueverra Early History



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.

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Gueverra Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gueverra 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 Gueverra 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: 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; brothers Iñigo and Víctor de Guevara also sailed to Río de la Plata in 1535.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. 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. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
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    The Gueverra Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gueverra 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 9 July 2013 at 10:36.

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