From the historical and enchanting region of Spain
emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Silveria family. The original bearer of the name Silveria, 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. The Silveria family originally lived in one of the numerous places named Silva, which are scattered throughout the provinces of Leon, Coruna, Lugo and Oviedo. The surname Silveria was derived from the Latin word "silva," which meant "wood."
Early Origins of the Silveria family
The surname Silveria was first found in Leon and Galicia
, important Christian kingdoms of mediaeval Spain.
Early History of the Silveria family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Silveria research.Another 69 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1796 is included under the topic Early Silveria History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Silveria Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Silveria family (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 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, fourteenth century nobleman Ferrand de Silva; Pedro de Silva, a fifteenth century soldier of the Reconquest; Feliciano de Silva, sixteenth century Spanish novelist; sixteenth century Spanish politician, diplomat and writer Juan de Silva; seventeenth century Spanish politician and diplomat García... Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Silveria Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Silveria family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jerónimo de Silva, who emigrated to Peru in 1560; Diego de Silva, to Peru in 1561; María de Silva, to Hispaniola in 1562; Juan de Silva Correa, to Florida in 1563.
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