Sierra History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Sierra family

The surname Sierra was first found in Asturias and Galicia, in the northwestern region of the Iberian peninsula.

Early History of the Sierra family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sierra research. Another 148 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1637, 1674, 1700, 1750, 1818, 1790, 1792, 1794, 1831, 1627 and 1709 are included under the topic Early Sierra History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Sierra Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Sierra, Siira, Siera, Siero, Sierra, de La Sierra, de Siira and many more.

Early Notables of the Sierra family (pre 1700)

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


United States Sierra migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sierra Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Baltasar Sierra, who settled in West Indies in 1517
  • Manuel Sierra, setled in America in 1534
  • Pedro Sierra, settled in Cartagena in 1535
  • Ana Sierra, who settled in Guatemala in 1568
  • Antonio De Sierra, his wife and two children, who settled in New Spain in 1569
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Sierra Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Juan DeLa Sierra, who landed in America in 1813 [1]
  • Juan Sierra, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 [1]
  • Baltasar Sierra, who arrived in America in 1817 [1]
  • Carlos Sierra, aged 17, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • J Antonio Sierra, aged 9, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Sierra (post 1700) +

  • Joseph Sierra, American politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854 [2]
  • Horacio Sierra, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008 [2]
  • Nadine Sierra (b. 1988), American operatic soprano
  • Gregory Sierra (b. 1941), American actor
  • Pablo Sierra, Cuban-American artist
  • Javier Sierra Albert (b. 1971), Spanish New York Times Best Selling author, journalist and researcher
  • Gregorio Martínez Sierra (1881-1947), Spanish novelist
  • Santiago Vicente Feliú Sierra (1962-2014), Cuban singer and songwriter
  • Rubén Angel Sierra García (b. 1965), Puerto Rico-born retired Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Álvaro Sierra Peña (b. 1967), retired Columbian male professional road racing cyclist
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  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, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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