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The ancient and noble Portuguese surname Siqueiro is of habitation origin, deriving from the place name where the initial bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname Siqueiro comes directly from "Sequeira", which is derived from the same word and signifies "sterile land" or "dry land." Hence, the original bearer of the surname Siqueiro was someone who was identified by the members of his community as "one who hailed from Sequeira."

Siqueiro Early Origins



The surname Siqueiro was first found in the western region of Portugal. The original bearer of the surname Siqueiro was Goncalo Anes Redondo who married Urraca Fernandes de Andrade, the lady of the estate of Sequeira.

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Siqueiro Spelling Variations


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Siqueiro Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sequeira, Sequeiro, Sequeiras,Siqueiros, Siqueiro and many more.

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Siqueiro Early History


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Siqueiro Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Siqueiro research. Another 345 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1643 and 1753 are included under the topic Early Siqueiro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Siqueiro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Siqueiro Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Siqueiro 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 or some of its variants were: Antone George Sequeira who arrived in California in 1890; and Mansel Antonio Sequeira who settled in New York City in 1893.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    6. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Siqueiro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Siqueiro 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 16 December 2015 at 23:58.

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