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The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Nevarez.The original bearer of the name Nevarez, 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 Nevarez 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."

Nevarez Early Origins



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

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Nevarez Spelling Variations


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Nevarez Spelling Variations



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

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Nevarez Early History


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Nevarez Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nevarez 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 Nevarez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nevarez Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nevarez Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Nevarez 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 Nevarez 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:

Nevarez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ceferino Nevarez, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1868

Nevarez Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jose Nevarez, aged 54, who settled in America, in 1917
  • Manuel Nevarez, aged 45, who landed in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1923
  • Manuela Nevarez, aged 59, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nevarez (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nevarez (post 1700)



  • Poncho Nevarez (b. 1972), American politician, Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives (2013-)
  • Poncho Nevárez, American Democrat politician, Member of Texas State House of Representatives 74th District; Elected 2012
  • Carmen Nevarez, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 2004
  • Pedro Ávila Nevárez (b. 1937), Mexican politician affiliated to the Institutional Revolutionary Party
  • Micaela Nevárez (b. 1972), Puerto Rican Goya Award and Spanish Actors Unions Award winning actress

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
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    The Nevarez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nevarez 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 11 October 2016 at 13:22.

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