Huerta History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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.
Early Origins of the Huerta family
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.
Early History of the Huerta family
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Huerta Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Huerto, Huerta, Huergo, Huertas and others.
Early Notables of the Huerta family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Huerta is the 1,499th most popular surname with an estimated 19,896 people with that name. 
Huerta migration to the United States +
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, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 
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Contemporary Notables of the name Huerta (post 1700) +
- 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
- Michael R. Huerta, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 2008 
- Dolores Clara Huerta, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1968; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2008 
- Arsenio Lope Huerta (1943-2021), Spanish writer and politician, Director General of Cultural Cooperation for the Ministry of Culture (1987-1988)
- 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), birth name of Freddy Fender, the Mexican-American Tejano, country and rock and roll musician
Related Stories +
- ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html