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The distinguished Spanish surname Huerta is widespread in Spain. It is probably of local origin, deriving from a place name in an agricultural community. The surname Huerta means "garden, or irrigated land" in Spanish, and was probably adopted as a surname by people who lived near a garden or an area of cultivated land.

Huerta Early Origins



The surname Huerta was first found in different Regions of Spain. Early records show that the Huerta family surname was present in Aragon, in the Basque regions and in Castile. One of the oldest families of this name came from the town of Laguardia, in Alava, one of the northern Basque provinces.

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Huerta Spelling Variations


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Huerta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Huerto, Huerta, Huergo, Huertas and others.

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Huerta Early History


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Huerta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huerta research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1694, 1700 and 1773 are included under the topic Early Huerta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Huerta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Huerta Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huerta 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:

Huerta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pedro De Huerta, who arrived in Espanola in 1812
  • Alonso DeLa Huerta, who landed in America in 1814
  • Bartolome De Huerta, who arrived in America in 1828
  • Diego De Huerta, who landed in America in 1828
  • Miguel DeLa Huerta, aged 50, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Huerta (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Huerta (post 1700)



  • Michael R. Huerta, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2008
  • Dolores Clara Huerta, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1968; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2008
  • Lawrence Huerta, American Judge and the first Native American to attend and graduate from the University of Arizona School of Law
  • Dolores C Huerta (b. 1930), American co-founder and First Vice President Emeritus of the United Farm Workers of America
  • Javier Valdivia Huerta (b. 1941), former Mexican footballer
  • Antonio Huerta Ph.D., Professor of Applied Mathematics at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • Ramón Huerta Ph.D., Researcher at the Institute for Nonlinear Science at the University of California, San Diego
  • Victoriano Huerta (1854-1916), President of Mexico
  • Baldemar Huerta (1937-2006), original name of Freddy Fender, the Mexican-American Tejano, country and rock and roll musician

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Huerta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Huerta 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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