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

Noble surnames, such as Sifuentes, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Sifuentes, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because Spain was conquered by the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries.The Sifuentes family originally lived in the region of Fuentes which is a place-name that means fountains.


Spelling variations of this family name include: Fuentes, Fuente, de la Fuente, Fuentecilla, Fuéntez, Fuentez, Font, Fonte, Fontes, Fontecilla, Fontana, Fontano, Fontanal, Fontanales, Fontanals, Fontanella, Fontanet, Fontanillos and many more.

First found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of the Middle Ages.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sifuentes research. Another 225 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1185, 1576, 1680 and 1640 are included under the topic Early Sifuentes History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 135 words(10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sifuentes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sifuentes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco Sifuentes, aged 30, who arrived in America from Paris, in 1898


  • Marcelino Bautista Sifuentes, Mexican-born, American artist known for his papel picado
  • Nicole Edwards Sifuentes (b. 1986), Canadian silver and bronze medalist track and field athlete


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  1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
  8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  9. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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The Sifuentes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sifuentes 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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