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The surname Saavedra was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Saavedra, Savedra, Savedre and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Saavedra research. Another 428 words (31 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Saavedra History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Saavedra Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Lope De Saavedra who came to Florida in 1538
  • Isabel Saavedra who arrived in New Spain in 1562
  • Maria De Saavedra who immigrated to New Granada in 1590

Saavedra Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lope De Saavedra, who arrived in Florida in 1838
  • Pedro Saavedra, who arrived in Guatemala in 1838
  • Enrique Saavedra Mantilla who settled in Puerto Rico in 1849
  • Enrique Saavedra, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1849
  • Agustin Saavedra, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1858
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  • Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616), Spanish writer, author of Don Quixote
  • Tomás Barrera Saavedra, Spanish composer
  • Sebastian Saavedra (b. 1990), Colombian racecar driver
  • Nélson Saavedra (b. 1988), Chilean footballer
  • Daniel Ortega Saavedra (b. 1945), Nicaraguan politician
  • Cornelio Saavedra (1761-1829), Argentine soldier and politician
  • José Vilalta Saavedra (1865-1912), Cuban sculptor, best known as the creator of a statue of José Martí (1905) located in the Parque Central of Havana, Cuba
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Saavedra Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Saavedra 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.

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