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Higuera History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Portuguese, Spanish


Noble surnames, such as Higuera, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. Higuera is a local surname; that is, the name was derived from the village or estate where the original bearer of the name once lived or held land.

The Higuera family originally lived in the area of Figueroa which at one time belonged to both Portugal and Spain.

Early Origins of the Higuera family


The surname Higuera was first found in Galicia, in the northwestern region of Spain.

Early History of the Higuera family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Higuera research.
Another 442 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1139, 1277, and 1652 are included under the topic Early Higuera History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Higuera Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Figueroa, de Figueroa, Figuera, Figueras, Figueres, Figuero, Figueros, Figueredo, de Figueredo, Figuerola, Figarola, Higuera, de la Higuera, Higueras, de las Higueras, Higuero and many more.

Early Notables of the Higuera family (pre 1700)


Notable bearers of the family name Higuera were sixteenth century Spanish general Lope de Figueroa; seventeenth century Spanish poet Francisco de Figueroa; seventeenth century Jesuit missionary and ling Uist Jerónimo Figueroa, who worked all his life among the indigenous peoples of Mexico; seventeenth century Spanish actor Roque de Figueroa; seventeenth century Spanish...
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Migration of the Higuera family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Higuera Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Gonzalo de la Higuera, who settled in America in 1512
  • Andrés Higuera, who settled in Cartagena in 1535
  • Pedro Higuera, who settled in Peru in 1579

Higuera Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gonzalo DeLa Higuera, who landed in America in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Andres Higuera, who arrived in Cartagena in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Pedro Higuera, who arrived in Peru in 1889 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Higuera Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joaquin Higuera, aged 18, who landed in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1907
  • Felipe Higuera, aged 37, who emigrated to America from Miera Santander, Spain, in 1908
  • Cypriano Higuera, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from Santander, Spain, in 1909
  • Antonio Higuera, aged 30, who landed in America from Barcelona, Spain, in 1910
  • Felisa Higuera, aged 4, who landed in America from Ciera, Spain, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Higuera (post 1700)


  • Francisco Higuera Fernández (b. 1965), retired Spanish footballer
  • Gabriel Montalvo Higuera (1930-2006), Colombian archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Karen Alicia Higuera Contreras (b. 1991), Mexican beauty pageant titleholder
  • Teodoro Higuera Valenzuela (b. 1958), Mexican former Major League Baseball pitcher

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Citations


  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)

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