local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Sauceda family originally lived near willow trees. The distinguished name Sauceda is derived from the Latin word "salix," which means "willow tree."
Early Origins of the Sauceda family
Basque region of northern Spain.
Early History of the Sauceda family
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Sauceda Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Salcedo, de Salcedo, Salceda, Salcido, Salcida, Salsedo, Salseda, Saucedo, de Saucedo, Sauceda, Sausedo, Sauseda, Salce, Salces, de Salces and many more.
Early Notables of the Sauceda family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sauceda family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cristóbal Salcedo, who sailed to America in 1512; Hernando de Saucedo also sailed to America in 1512; Teresa de Salcedo sailed to New Spain in 1533.
Contemporary Notables of the name Sauceda (post 1700)
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