Navarez History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Navarez.The original bearer of the name Navarez, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Navarez family originally lived in the northern Spanish province of Navarra. The place-name Navarra is derived from the Basque word "nava," or "naba," which means "plain near the mountains."
Early Origins of the Navarez family
The surname Navarez was first found in Aragon, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Important Dates for the Navarez family
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Navarez Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Navarro, Navaro, Navarra, Navarre, Navarrolas and others.
Early Notables of the Navarez family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Navarez were sixteenth century Spanish engineer and officer Pedro Navarro; sixteenth century Spanish dramatist and actor Pedro Navarro; eighteenth century Spanish naval officer Juan José Navarro; Felipe Navarre, eighteenth century Spanish painter; nineteenth...
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Migration of the Navarez family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Martín Navaro, who sailed to Río de la Plata in 1535; Alonso Navarrete, to America in 1516; Antonio Navarro, to America in 1527; Diego Navarro, to Cartagena in 1534.
Contemporary Notables of the name Navarez (post 1700)
- May Navarez, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1932 
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