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Where did the Spanish Herrera family come from? What is the Spanish Herrera family crest and coat of arms? When did the Herrera family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Herrera family history?
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.
First found in Castile, one of the most important Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herrera research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1576, 1656, 1622 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Herrera History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 261 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Herrera Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
- Vasco de Herrera, a sixteenth century Governor of Honduras
- Alonso de Herrera, who sailed to America in 1511
- Cristóbal de Herrera sailed to America in 1513
- Gregorio Herrera sailed to Peru in 1534
- Luis de Herrera sailed to New Spain in 1534
Herrera Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jose Herrera, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803
- Jacinto Herrera, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803
- Juan De Herrera, who landed in America in 1810
- Pedro De Herrera, who arrived in America in 1810
- Ortega De Herrera, who arrived in America in 1812
- Anthony Herrera (b. 1944), American actor
- Carolina Herrera (b. 1939), American fashion designer and entrepreneur
- Private First Class Silvestre S Herrera (1917-2007), American soldier awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1945
- Ramon "Mike" Herrera (1897-1978), American Major League Baseball infielder
- Ernesto "Boy" Herrera (1942-2015), Filipino politician, member of the House of Representatives (1998-2001) and Senate (1987-1998)
- Jerónimo Tomás Abreu Herrera (1930-2012), Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Mao-Monte Cristi (1978 to 2006)
- Victor Herrera (b. 1980), Panamanian football midfielder
- Horacio Federico Troche Herrera (b. 1935), former Uruguayan footballer
- Frank Andy Montieth Herrera (b. 1985), Cuban four-time gold medalist right-handed baseball pitcher
- Luis Alberto Herrera (b. 1961), retired Colombian road racing cyclist
- de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
- 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.
- Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- 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).
- Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
- Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
The Herrera Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Herrera 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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