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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.

Riveros Early Origins



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

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Riveros Spelling Variations


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Riveros Spelling Variations



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

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Riveros Early History


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Riveros Early History



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

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Riveros Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Riveros 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 Riveros 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:

Riveros Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hernando Riveros, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Aug Riveros, aged 35, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829

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Contemporary Notables of the name Riveros (post 1700)


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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. 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. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Riveros Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Riveros 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 13 October 2015 at 09:07.

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