The mountainous borders of Spain
contain the origins of the prestigious surname Nevares.The original bearer of the name Nevares, 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 Nevares 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 Nevares family
The surname Nevares was first found in Aragon
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Nevares family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nevares research.Another 490 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1137, 1148, 1170, 1180, 1229, 1238, 1282, and 1469 are included under the topic Early Nevares History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Nevares Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Navarro, Navaro, Navarra, Navarre, Navarrolas and others.
Early Notables of the Nevares family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Nevares 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... Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nevares Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Nevares family to the New World and Oceana
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.