The Suerez surname comes from the Latin word "suerius," which suggests that the name was
, for a swine herder.
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Prominent among members of the family were Benito Suárez (died 1208), a knight of the Reconquest who served King Alfonso IX of Leon; fourteenth century Castilian nobleman Pero Suárez de Quiñones; Juan Suárez de Peralta, Mexican writer of the Colonial period; Francisco Suárez, sixteenth century Spanish theologian and philosopher; Francisco Suárez... Another 56 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Suerez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Inés Suárez, a noblewoman who accompanied Valdivia to Chile, and who served as Governor in his stead on several occasions. Noteworthy also were Gonzalo Suá.