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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.

Segovia Early Origins



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

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Segovia Spelling Variations


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Segovia Spelling Variations



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

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Segovia Early History


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Segovia Early History



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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Segovia Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Segovia Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • ... (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
  • 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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Segovia (post 1700)


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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
  • 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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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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.

    This page was last modified on 14 August 2016 at 09:52.

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