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The distinguished surname Ribera is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The name was originally derived from the Castilian word "rivera," which means "riverbank." Thus it is quite probable that the first families to take on Ribera as a surname lived near the banks of a river.

Ribera Early Origins



The surname Ribera was first found in Castile, the kingdom that led the Reconquest of the peninsula from the Muslims, in medieval times.

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Ribera Spelling Variations


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Ribera Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rivera, Ribera, Ribeira, Rivero, Ribero, Ribeiro and others.

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Ribera Early History


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Ribera Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ribera research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1558, 1520, 1833 and 1830 are included under the topic Early Ribera History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ribera Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ribera Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Ruy Páez de Ribera, 15th century lyric poet; Suero de Ribera, a contemporary of Ruy and also a poet; Diego de Rivera, one of the noblemen asked by Princess (later Queen) Isabella to announce to her brother King Henry her marriage to Ferdinand of...

Another 58 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ribera 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:

Ribera Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Hernando de Ribera, who voyaged to Brazil and Argentina with Sebastian Cabot in the 1520s
  • María Ribera, who emigrated to Peru in 1560
  • Antonio Ribera, landed in Peru in 1560
  • Gaspar Ribera, landed in Peru in 1562
  • Ana Ribera, settled in Hispaniola in 1565
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ribera Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco Ribera, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803
  • Gonzalo De Ribera, who landed in America in 1814
  • Hernando De Ribera, who arrived in America in 1815
  • Arias De Ribera, who landed in America in 1817
  • Alonso DeLa Ribera, who landed in America in 1817
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ribera Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Severiano Ribera, who landed in Texas in 1911

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ribera (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ribera (post 1700)



  • Tony Ribera, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of San Francisco, California, 2003
  • Alfred Pascual Ribera (b. 1906), Spanish painter

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. 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.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Ribera Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ribera 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 19 November 2015 at 08:58.

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