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Where did the Spanish Segovia family come from? What is the Spanish Segovia family crest and coat of arms? When did the Segovia family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Segovia family history?

The surname Segovia was inspired by the city of Segovia in Castile. The city is home to the Alcazar, an imposing 14th century castle where Isabella of Castile was crowned in 1474, and a Roman aqueduct, built during the reign of Trajan and is the largest Roman monument extant in Spain.


Spelling variations of this family name include: Segovia, Segoviano and others.

First found in the Burgos mountains of Castile.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Segovia research. Another 360 words(26 lines of text) covering the year 1875 is included under the topic Early Segovia History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 60 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Segovia Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

  • Hernando and Pedro de Segovia settled in Nicaragua in 1534
  • Antonio de Segovia landed in New Granada in 1562
  • Bartolome de Segovia setled in America in 1569
  • Maria de Segovia immigrated to Guatemala in 1569
  • Simon de Segovia arrived in Peru in 1569

Segovia Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jeronimo De Segovia, who landed in America in 1811
  • Andres De Segovia, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Alonso De Segovia, who arrived in America in 1826
  • Gonzalo De Segovia, who landed in America in 1827
  • Diego De Segovia, who arrived in America in 1828


  • Zachary Ernest Segovia (b. 1983), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Andres Segovia (1893-1987), 1st Marquis of Salobreña, Spanish world renowned classical guitar player
  • Ronald Segovia (b. 1985), Bolivian footballer
  • Mauricio Salvador Segovia Piffaut (b. 1977), Chilean football defender
  • Tomás Segovia (1927-2011), Mexican author, translator and poet


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  2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  11. ...

The Segovia Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Segovia 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.

This page was last modified on 10 October 2014 at 14:37.

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