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The distinguished surname Olivares, like many Spanish family names, is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins.

Olivares Early Origins



The surname Olivares was first found in Aragon, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain. Today, Olivares is a city in the province of Seville having a population of 8,729 inhabitants as of 2005.

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Olivares Spelling Variations


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Olivares Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Oliva, de Oliva, Olivas, Olivo, Olivos, Oliver, de Oliver, Olivé, Olive, Olivera, Oliveras, Olivero, Oliveros, de Oliveros, Olivérez, Oliverez, Olives, Olivar, Olivares and many more.

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Olivares Early History


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Olivares Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olivares research. Another 397 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1137, 1148, 1170, 1238, 1229, 1282, 1469 and 1235 are included under the topic Early Olivares History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Olivares Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Olivares Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olivares 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:

Olivares Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Alonso de Olivares sailed to America in 1513 with his son Francisco
  • Fernando de Olivares sailed to Cartagena in 1534
  • Gabriel de Olivares, who received a Grant of Arms from King Charles I in 1536 in recognition of his services to the Crown
  • Alonso de Olivares sailed to the Spanish Main in 1538

Olivares Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan De Olivares, who arrived in America in 1810
  • Pedro De Olivares, who landed in America in 1812
  • Sebastian De Olivares, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Alonso De Olivares, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Domingo Olivares, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Olivares (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Olivares (post 1700)



  • José de Olivares (1867-1942), American Republican politician, U.S. Consul in Managua, 1906-09; Madras, 1911-14; Hamilton, 1915-24; Kingston, 1924-29; Leghorn, 1929-32
  • Lisa Olivares, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 2008
  • Manuel Olivares Lapeña (1909-1975), Spanish footballer
  • Raúl Alejandro Olivares Gálvez (b. 1988), Chilean footballer
  • Omar Olivares Palqu (b. 1967), Puerto Rican Major League Baseball former right-handed starting pitcher who played from 1990 to 2001
  • Laureano Olivares (b. 1978), Venezuelan film and television actor
  • Maritza Olivares, Mexican actress
  • Rubén Olivares (b. 1947), former Mexican boxer, member of the Boxing Hall of Fame
  • Edgar Rolando Olivares Burgoa (b. 1977), Bolivian football midfielder
  • Percy Celso Olivares Polanco (b. 1968), retired Peruvian footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    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. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
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    The Olivares Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olivares 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 31 July 2016 at 01:54.

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