Origins Available: Portuguese
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.
Early Origins of the Higueros family
The surname Higueros was first found in Galicia
, in the northwestern region of Spain.
Early History of the Higueros family
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.
Higueros 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 Higueros family (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.
Migration of the Higueros family to the New World and Oceana
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.