Segovia History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Segovia family

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

Early History of the Segovia family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Segovia research. Another 80 words (6 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.

Segovia Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Segovia family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Segovia Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Segovia migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Segovia Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Hernando and Pedro de Segovia, who settled in Nicaragua in 1534
  • Antonio de Segovia, who 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, who arrived in Peru in 1569
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Segovia Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jeronimo De Segovia, who landed in America in 1811 [1]
  • Andres De Segovia, who arrived in America in 1813 [1]
  • Alonso De Segovia, who arrived in America in 1826 [1]
  • Gonzalo De Segovia, who landed in America in 1827 [1]
  • Diego De Segovia, who arrived in America in 1828 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Segovia (post 1700) +

  • 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 [2]
  • Jerome Wiley Segovia, American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from Virginia, 2008; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008 [3]
  • 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


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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