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Multiple Origins for the Surname Higuera


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.

Higuera Early Origins



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

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Higuera Spelling Variations


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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.

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Higuera Early History


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Higuera Early History



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.

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Higuera Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Higuera Early Notables (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...

Another 57 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Higuera 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 were:

Higuera Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Gonzalo de la Higuera, who setted in America in 1512
  • Andrés Higuera, who setted in Cartagena in 1535
  • Pedro Higuera, who setted 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.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Higuera (post 1700)


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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


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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)

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
  7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. 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.
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The Higuera Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Higuera 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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