The distinguished Spanish surname Santistevan is a proud sign of a rich and ancient heritage. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames
were the patronymic
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is "ez."
Early Origins of the Santistevan family
The surname Santistevan was first found in Galicia
, in the northwestern region of Spain.
Early History of the Santistevan family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Santistevan research.Another 610 words (44 lines of text) covering the years 1037, 1129, and 1139 are included under the topic Early Santistevan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Santistevan Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Estévez, Estevez, Estébez, Estebez, Esteva, Estevas, Estebas, Esteve, Esteves, Estévan, Estevan, Estéban, Esteban, Estébanez, Estebanez, Estévanez, Estevanez and many more.
Early Notables of the Santistevan family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were eighteenth century Spanish composer Pablo Esteve y Grimau; nineteenth century Spanish journalist and politician Agustín Esteban Collantes; nineteenth century Spanish military officer... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Santistevan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Santistevan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Santistevan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Julia Santistevan, aged 38, who settled in America from Guayaquil, Ecuador, South America in 1917
- Luis Santistevan, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from Lima, Peru, in 1923
- Maria Santistevan, aged 31, who landed in America from Lima, Peru, in 1923
Contemporary Notables of the name Santistevan (post 1700)
- Bailey Joseph Santistevan Sr. (1901-1954), American baseball coach, creator of the Eskimo Pie league; he was featured in the July 5, 1999 Sports Illustrated, Bailey's Boys