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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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
    2. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. 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).
    9. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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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