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The original bearer of the name Sauceda, which is a 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."
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.
First found in the Basque region of northern Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sauceda research. Another 634 words (45 lines of text) covering the year 1255 is included under the topic Early Sauceda History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sauceda Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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; Lope de Salcedo sailed to Peru in 1534.
The Sauceda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sauceda 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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