Origins Available: Scottish
The distinguished Spanish surname Staves is a proud sign of a rich and ancient heritage. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames
were the patronymic
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is "ez."
Early Origins of the Staves family
The surname Staves was first found in Galicia
, in the northwestern region of Spain.
Early History of the Staves family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Staves research.Another 610 words (44 lines of text) covering the years 1037, 1129, and 1139 are included under the topic Early Staves History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Staves Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Estévez, Estevez, Estébez, Estebez, Esteva, Estevas, Estebas, Esteve, Esteves, Estévan, Estevan, Estéban, Esteban, Estébanez, Estebanez, Estévanez, Estevanez and many more.
Early Notables of the Staves family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were eighteenth century Spanish composer Pablo Esteve y Grimau; nineteenth century Spanish journalist and politician Agustín Esteban Collantes; nineteenth century Spanish military officer... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Staves Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Staves family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Staves Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- S Staves, aged 45, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Staves (post 1700)
- Marion C. Staves, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964