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Early Origins of the Hierro family

The surname Hierro was first found in Castile, one of the most important Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Hierro family

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Hierro Spelling Variations

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 Hierro 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 painter from Seville; Francisco Herrera the Younger (1622-1685), a Spanish painter and architect; 16th century painter Alonso de...
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United States Hierro migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hierro Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Juan Del Hierro, who arrived in America in 1813 [1]
  • Thomas Hierro, aged 28, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1835 [1]
  • Laureano Hierro, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1880 [1]
  • Joaquin Hierro, aged 21, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1884 [1]

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook