The mountainous borders of Spain
contain the origins of the prestigious surname Quave. The original bearer of the name Quave, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain
. In Spain
, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.
Early Origins of the Quave family
The surname Quave was first found in Castile
, an important Christian kingdom of mediaeval Spain.
Early History of the Quave family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quave research.Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1152, 1464, 1614, 1572, 1655, 1615, 1714, 1698, 1703, 1698, 1702, 1704, 1707, 1590 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Quave History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Quave Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cueva, Cuevas, De La Cueva, Cuerva, Cuervo and others.
Early Notables of the Quave family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Beltrán de la Cueva, created Duke of Alburquerque in 1464 by King Henry IV, fought for Ferdinand and Isabella at the siege of Granada; 16th century Spanish dramatist Juan de la Cueva; Alfonso de la Cueva, Spain's Ambassador to Venice
, created Marquis of Bedmar... Another 62 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Quave Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Quave family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Quave Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Lawrence Quave, aged 16, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
Contemporary Notables of the name Quave (post 1700)
- Obra L. Quave, American chair/emeritus faculty member at William Carey University, eponym of the O.L. Quave Theatre
- Laz Quave, American politician, Mayor of Biloxi, Mississippi, 1954-56 CITATION[CLOSE]
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