The noble Spanish surname Sanbria is of toponymic origin. Toponymic surnames are those names which derive their origin from a particular place-name near which the original bearer lived or held land.Thus, the surname Sanbria signifies "one from Sanabria."
. The earliest references to the surname Sanbria include a record of Diego Alonso de Sanabria, who was mayor of the Spanish island of Fuerteventura.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Diego De Sanabria who arrived in Florida in 1538; Hernando De Sanabria who came to New Spain
in 1566; Esteban De Sanabria who settled in New Granada in 1577.