The noble surname Noguera is of Spanish descent and appears to be of habitation origin. The name Noguera is derived from places of the same name located in Lugo and Pontevedra. This place name is derived from the Galician word "noguiera," meaning "walnut tree."
The surname Noguera was first found in the Galician province of Lugo in the village of Nogueira. The earliest reference to the Noguera family includes don Mendo Paes Nogueira who was a knight in "la Orden de los Templarios" in 1089.
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