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Early Origins of the Penaherrera family


The surname Penaherrera was first found in Castile, one of the most important Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

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Early History of the Penaherrera family

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Early History of the Penaherrera family


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Penaherrera Spelling Variations

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Penaherrera Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Herrera, Herrero, Herreras, Herreros, Herrerías, Herrerias, Herrezuelo, Hierro, Ferrera, Ferrero, Ferreras, Ferreros, Ferreiro, Ferreira, Fierro, Ferruz, Deherrera and many more.

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Early Notables of the Penaherrera family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Penaherrera family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family 14th century Castilian nobleman García de Herrera; 16th century mathematician and philosopher Gabriel Alonso de Herrera; Juan de Herrera, architect to King Philip II, who completed the magnificent El Escorial near Madrid; 16th century poet Fernando de Herrera; Francisco Herrera the Elder (1576-1656), a Spanish...
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Migration of the Penaherrera family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Penaherrera family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Diego de Herrera, who voyaged to New Spain in 1561; and journeyed from there to the Philippines, where he was co-founder of the city of Manila in 1571. Also of note were Luis de Herrezuelo, who accompanied Pedro de Mendoza to the Río de la Plata then continued on to Paraguay, and Vasco de Herrera, a sixteenth century Governor of Honduras. Other migrants include Alonso de Herrera, who sailed to America in 1511.

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