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

Neves Early Origins



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

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Neves Spelling Variations


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Neves Spelling Variations



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

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Neves Early History


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Neves Early History



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

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Neves Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neves Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Neves 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 Neves 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:

Neves Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Neves, who arrived in Virginia in 1662 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Neves Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Neves, who landed in Virginia in 1703 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Neves Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Antonio Almeida Neves, aged 21, who landed in America from P. Castello, Portugal, in 1915
  • Antonio Pinho Neves, aged 18, who settled in America from Aveiro, Portugal, in 1920
  • Antone Neves, aged 46, who landed in America, in 1920
  • Antonio Neves, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States from Lisbon, Portugal, in 1920
  • Alvaro Neves, aged 21, who emigrated to America, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neves (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Neves (post 1700)



  • Manny Neves, retired Portuguese-American soccer midfielder
  • Emily M. Neves (b. 1982), American actress, singer and voice actor
  • Ralph P. Neves (1916-1995), American Hall of Fame jockey in Thoroughbred horse racing
  • Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930-2013), known simply as Gilmar, a Brazilian football goalkeeper
  • Pedro Luís Neves, Portuguese modern composer of classical music and author of several other genres
  • Serafim das Neves (b. 1920), former Portuguese footballer
  • Leandro Vissotto Neves (b. 1983), Brazilian volleyball player
  • Ricardo Manuel Fonseca Neves (b. 1989), Portuguese footballer
  • David Neves (1938-1994), Brazilian film director and screenwriter
  • Eugenio Andre Calesso das Neves (b. 1987), Portuguese footballer
  • ... (Another 14 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  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)

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
  5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
  10. 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.
  11. ...

The Neves Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neves 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.

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