From the historical and enchanting region of Spain
emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Silverio family. The original bearer of the name Silverio, 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 Silverio 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 Silverio was derived from the Latin word "silva," which meant "wood."
Early Origins of the Silverio family
The surname Silverio was first found in Leon and Galicia
, important Christian kingdoms of mediaeval Spain.
Early History of the Silverio family
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Silverio Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Silverio 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... Another 115 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Silverio Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Silverio 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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Silverio (post 1700)
- Nicasio Silverio (b. 1930), Cuban bronze medalist swimmer at the 1951 Pan American Games, inducted into the Cuban Hall of Fame for Swimming
- Nelson Silverio (b. 1967), Dominican Republic former Major League Baseball coach and former minor league baseball player and manager
- Lorna C. Silverio (b. 1948), Filipino politician, Representative, 3rd District of Bulacan (2001-2010)
- Tomás Roberto Silverio Veloz (1945-2011), Dominican Republic Major League Baseball outfielder
- Luis Pascual Silverio (b. 1956), Dominican Republic former Major League Baseball coach
- Edmundo "Dante" S. Silverio Sr., Filipino former basketball coach and former champion race car driver