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The distinguished surname Rivero 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 Rivero as a surname lived near the banks of a river.

Rivero Early Origins



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

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Rivero Spelling Variations


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Rivero Spelling Variations



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

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Rivero Early History


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Rivero Early History



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

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Rivero Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rivero 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 Rivero 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:

Rivero Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Rivero, aged 38, landed in New Orleans, La in 1826
  • Cayetano Rivero, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1835
  • Antonio Rivero, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1840
  • Jose Candido Rivero, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Justo Rivero, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rivero (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rivero (post 1700)



  • Juan A. Rivero Quintero (1923-2014), American Puerto Rican biologist, founder of the Dr. Juan A. Rivero Zoo
  • Marilyn E. Rivero, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1996
  • Horacio Rivero (1910-2000), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Spain, 1972-74
  • Enrique "Quique" Rivero Pérez (b. 1992), Spanish footballer
  • José Rivero (b. 1955), Spanish PGA golfer
  • Claudio Domingo Rivero Rodríguez (b. 1985), Uruguayan footballer
  • Diego Alejandro Rivero (b. 1981), Argentine football midfielder
  • Martín Horacio Rivero (b. 1989), Argentine footballer
  • Claudia Rivero Modenesi (b. 1986), Peruvian three-time gold and four-time bronze medalist badminton player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rivero Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rivero 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 21 May 2016 at 01:24.

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