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Noble surnames, such as Higueros, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. Higueros 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 Higueros family originally lived in the area of Figueroa which at one time belonged to both Portugal and Spain.

Higueros Early Origins



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

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Higueros Spelling Variations


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Higueros 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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Higueros Early History


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Higueros Early History



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

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Higueros Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Higueros Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Higueros 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 Higueros 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 or some of its variants were: Gonzalo de la Higuera, who sailed to America in 1512; Alonso de Figueroa, to America in 1516; Sancho de Figueroa, to America in 1527; Juan de Figuero, to America in 1527.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. 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).
    8. 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.
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Higueros Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Higueros 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.

    This page was last modified on 16 January 2014 at 13:38.

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