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The ancient and noble Portuguese surname Siqueiros is of habitation origin, deriving from the place name where the initial bearer lived or held land. In this instance, the surname Siqueiros 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 Siqueiros was someone who was identified by the members of his community as "one who hailed from Sequeira."

Siqueiros Early Origins



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

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Siqueiros Spelling Variations


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Siqueiros Spelling Variations



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

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Siqueiros Early History


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Siqueiros Early History



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

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Siqueiros Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Siqueiros Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Siqueiros 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Siqueiros (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Siqueiros (post 1700)



  • Alejandro Siqueiros Quiroz (b. 1982), Mexican freestyle swimmer at the 2003 Pan American Games and the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • José de Jesús "David" Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974), Mexican social realist painter
  • Manuel Siqueiros (b. 1952), Mexican professional footballer

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    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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 19676. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
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    The Siqueiros Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Siqueiros 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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