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Riveros History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Riveros family


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

Early History of the Riveros family


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Riveros Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Riveros family (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...
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Migration of the Riveros family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Riveros Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hernando Riveros, who arrived in America in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Aug Riveros, aged 35, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Riveros (post 1700)


  • Jaime Eduardo Riveros Valenzuela (b. 1970), former Chilean footballer and current manager of Deportes Santa Cruz
  • Enrique Riveros Fernandez (1906-1954), Chilean actor
  • Marcos Antonio Riveros Krayacich (b. 1988), Paraguayan footballer
  • Cristian Miguel Riveros Núñez (b. 1982), Paraguayan professional footballer
  • Karen Nathalia Riveros Schulz, Paraguayan swimmer at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Bárbara Catalina Riveros Díaz (b. 1987), Chilean professional triathlete
  • Guillermo Riveros Conejeros (1902-1959), Chilean football defender

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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