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Leiva Early Origins



The surname Leiva was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

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Leiva Spelling Variations


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Leiva Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leiva, Leyva, Leifa, Lieva, Leyba and others.

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Leiva Early History


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Leiva Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leiva research. Another 415 words (30 lines of text) covering the year 1528 is included under the topic Early Leiva History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leiva Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leiva Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Leiva 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:

Leiva Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • P Leiva, aged 22, landed in New Orleans, La in 1825
  • Francisco Leiva, who landed in America in 1828
  • P. Leiva who settled in New Orleans in 1835
  • V. Leiva who settled in New Orleans in 1860
  • I V Leiva, aged 29, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Leiva Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arturo Leiva, aged 17, who settled in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1908
  • Angela Leiva, aged 51, who emigrated to the United States from Cienfugos, Cuba, in 1913
  • Adelina de Leiva, aged 21, who landed in America from San Salvador, Salvador, in 1915
  • Carlos Leiva, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States from San Salvador, Salvador, in 1915
  • Emilie Leiva, aged 33, who landed in America from Oviede, Spain, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leiva (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leiva (post 1700)



  • Ponciano Leiva (1821-1896), two-time President of Honduras
  • Lucas Pezzini Leiva (b. 1987), Brazilian football midfielder

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. 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.
    3. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    11. ...

    The Leiva Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leiva 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 29 January 2016 at 15:38.

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