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Leyva Early Origins



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

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Leyva Spelling Variations


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Leyva Spelling Variations



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

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Leyva Early History


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Leyva Early History



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

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Leyva Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leyva Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Leyva 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:

Leyva Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Juan De Leyva who settled in Venezuela in 1534

Leyva Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan De Leyva, who arrived in Venezuela in 1834
  • Damaso De Leyva, who landed in New Spain in 1861

Leyva Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Rita Leyva, aged 36, who settled in America from Paris, France, in 1907
  • Esteban Leyva, aged 19, who landed in America from San Luis, Cuba, in 1910
  • Sara Rosa Leyva, aged 43, who landed in America from Mexico City, Mexico, in 1911
  • Aurelio Leyva, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States from Mexico City, Mexico, in 1911
  • Leonor Leyva, aged 32, who landed in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1915
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leyva (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leyva (post 1700)



  • Danell Leyva Gonzalez (b. 1991), Cuban-American gymnast
  • Nicholas Tomas Leyva (b. 1953), American third base coach of the Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Pío Leyva (1917-2006), Cuban singer and the author of the well-known guaracha El Mentiroso ("The Liar")
  • Gabriel Omar Briceño Leyva (b. 1978), Mexican footballer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    11. ...

    The Leyva Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leyva 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 26 October 2016 at 01:24.

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