Early Origins of the Herreiro family
The surname Herreiro was first found in Castile
, one of the most important Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Herreiro family
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Herreiro Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Herrera, Herrero, Herreras, Herreros, Herrerías, Herrerias, Herrezuelo, Hierro, Ferrera, Ferrero, Ferreras, Ferreros, Ferreiro, Ferreira, Fierro, Ferruz, Deherrera and many more.
Early Notables of the Herreiro family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family 14th century Castilian nobleman García de Herrera; 16th century mathematician and philosopher Gabriel Alonso de Herrera; Juan de Herrera, architect to King Philip II, who completed the magnificent El Escorial near Madrid; 16th century poet Fernando de Herrera; Francisco Herrera the Elder (1576-1656), a Spanish... Another 86 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Herreiro Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Herreiro family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Diego de Herrera, who voyaged to New Spain
in 1561; and journeyed from there to the Philippines, where he was co-founder of the city of Manila in 1571. Also of note were Luis de Herrezuelo, who accompanied Pedro de Mendoza to the Rí.