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.
Early Origins of the Oliveras family
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.
Early History of the Oliveras family
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Oliveras 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.
Early Notables of the Oliveras family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Oliveras family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: conquistador Gabriel de Olivares, who received a Grant of Arms from King Charles I in 1536; in recognition of his services to the Crown. Other early migrants to the New World included Domingo de Oliveros, who sailed to America in 1510.
Contemporary Notables of the name Oliveras (post 1700)
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