Show ContentsNavaro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Navaro.The original bearer of the name Navaro, 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 Navaro 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 Navaro family

The surname Navaro was first found in Aragon, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Navaro family

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Navaro Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Navarro, Navaro, Navarra, Navarre, Navarrolas and others.

Early Notables of the Navaro family

Notable bearers of the family name Navaro 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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United States Navaro migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Navaro Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Martín Navaro, who sailed to Río de la Plata in 1535
Navaro Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Maria Concepcion Navaro, who arrived in Texas in 1835 1
  • Martin Navaro, who landed in Rio de la Plata in 1835 1

  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) on Facebook