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The family name Ojeda is thought to have derived from a pre-existing place name, perhaps, for example from the village of Ojeda in the judicial district of Briviesca, in the province of Burgos.

Ojeda Early Origins



The surname Ojeda was first found in Catalonia, in northeastern Spain.

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Ojeda Spelling Variations


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Ojeda Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ojeda, Ojedo, Ojedas and others.

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Ojeda Early History


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Ojeda Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ojeda research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1622, 1638, 1640, 1637, 1466, 1515 and 1508 are included under the topic Early Ojeda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ojeda Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ojeda Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ojeda 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:

Ojeda Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Alonso De Ojeda, who was recorded in America in 1513
  • Rodrigo de Ojeda, who came to New Spain in 1565
  • Diego de Ojeda, who came with his wife Ana and their three children all settled in Cuba in 1592

Ojeda Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francesca Ojeda, arrived in New Orleans in 1779

Ojeda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jeronimo Ojeda, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1802
  • Bernardino De Ojeda, who landed in San Juan Island in 1812
  • Hernando De Ojeda, who arrived in America in 1816
  • Alonso De Ojeda, who landed in New Spain in 1828
  • Juan De Ojeda, who arrived in New Spain in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ojeda (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ojeda (post 1700)



  • Santos Ojeda (b. 1917), Cuban-American classical pianist
  • Bob Ojeda (b. 1957), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Octavio "Augie" Ojeda (b. 1974), American Major League Baseball infielder
  • Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda (b. 1955), American rock guitarist
  • Augie Ojeda (b. 1974), American baseball player
  • Alonso de Ojeda (1465-1515), Spanish conquistador, who accompanied Columbus on his second voyage, and in 1508 he was made Governor of the territories of Northern South America
  • Miguel Ojeda (b. 1975), Mexican baseball catcher
  • Manuel Ojeda (b. 1940), Mexican actor, best known for his role as the villain in Romancing the Stone (1984)
  • León Fidel Ojeda (b. 1967), Colombian politician, mayor of the city of Montería
  • Juan Ojeda (b. 1982), Argentine footballer
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
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    The Ojeda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ojeda 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 15 July 2016 at 18:32.

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