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Early Origins of the Leiva family


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

Early History of the Leiva family


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Another 110 words (8 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.

Leiva Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Leiva family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Leiva family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Leiva Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • P Leiva, aged 22, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1825 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Francisco Leiva, who landed in America in 1828 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • P. Leiva who settled in New Orleans in 1835
  • V. Leiva who settled in New Orleans in 1860
  • I V Leiva, aged 29, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1860 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (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.)

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
  • Francisco Leiva Ramírez, Spanish dramatist of the Spanish Golden Age

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)


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