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The surname Pereyra comes from the place name Pereira, which was situated near the river Ave, in the district of Palmeira, in the parish of Sao Pedro Fins. The place itself was derived from the Galician term "peral" which implied a place planted with pear trees.

Pereyra Early Origins



The surname Pereyra was first found in Galicia, in the northwestern corner of the Iberian Peninsula.

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Pereyra Spelling Variations


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Pereyra Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pereira, Pereyra and others.

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Pereyra Early History


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Pereyra Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pereyra research. Another 531 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1212, 1360, 1385, 1431, 1614, and 1812 are included under the topic Early Pereyra History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pereyra Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pereyra Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, was Nun'Alvares Pereira (1360-1431), a Portuguese hero known...

Another 57 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pereyra 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:

Pereyra Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Pereyra, who arrived in New Orleans in 1853
  • Juan Pereyra, aged 29, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853
  • Valentin Pereyra, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Valentine Pereyra, who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pereyra (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pereyra (post 1700)



  • Marianela Pereyra (b. 1979), American model, actress, television personality
  • Luis Pereyra (b. 1965), Argentine dancer and choreographer of Tango Argentino
  • Roberto Maximiliano Pereyra (b. 1991), Argentine footballer
  • Gonzalo Rodriguez Pereyra (b. 1969), British Philosopher born in Argentina
  • Juan Isidro Jimenes Pereyra (1846-1919), Dominican political figure
  • Luciano Pereyra (b. 1981), Argentine singer
  • Julio César Pereyra (b. 1951), mayor of Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Nydia Pereyra (b. 1916), Uruguayan composer, pianist, and music educator
  • Hernan Pereyra (b. 1970), Argentine cricketer
  • Alfonso Darío Pereyra (b. 1956), Uruguayan former footballer
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    5. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    6. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    11. ...

    The Pereyra Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pereyra 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 22 November 2012 at 10:29.

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