Siqueiros History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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."
Early Origins of the Siqueiros family
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.
Early History of the Siqueiros family
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Siqueiros Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sequeira, Sequeiro, Sequeiras,Siqueiros, Siqueiro and many more.
Early Notables of the Siqueiros family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Siqueiros family to the New World and Oceana
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.
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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