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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.

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The surname Segovia was first found in the Burgos mountains of Castile.

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


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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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Segovia Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Segovia Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • 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
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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
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  • Zachary Ernest Segovia (b. 1983), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Juan Benito Segovia, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008
  • Jerome Wiley Segovia, American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from Virginia, 2008; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008
  • Andres Segovia (1893-1987), 1st Marquis of Salobreña, Spanish world renowned classical guitar player
  • Tomás Segovia (1927-2011), Mexican author, translator and poet
  • Mauricio Salvador Segovia Piffaut (b. 1977), Chilean football defender
  • Ronald Segovia (b. 1985), Bolivian footballer
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    9. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    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.

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