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The distinguished surname Teixeira comes from Spain, a country rich in culture and history. The original bearer of the name Teixeira, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The name Tejada is the name of various villages and towns in the province of Burgos and in Huelva. This place-name is derived from the Spanish word teja, which means roof tile or lime tree.

Teixeira Early Origins



The surname Teixeira was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

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Teixeira Spelling Variations


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Teixeira Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tejada, de Tejada, Tejeda, de Tejeda, Tejado, Tejero, Tejera, Tejadillo, de Tejadillo, Tejería, Tejeria, Tejerina, Teja, de la Teja, Tejas, Texas, Tejo, Tejón, Tejon, Texada, Texado, Texero, Texera, Texeda, Tajada, de Tajada, Tajado, Tajero, Tajera and many more.

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Teixeira Early History


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Teixeira Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Teixeira research. Another 427 words (30 lines of text) covering the year 1175 is included under the topic Early Teixeira History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Teixeira Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Teixeira Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Teixeira 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: Early migrants to the New World included Esteban de Tejada, who sailed to America in 1512; Cristóbal Tejero sailed to America in 1513; Alonso Tejero de la Serradilla sailed to America in 1514.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Teixeira (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Teixeira (post 1700)



  • Pedro Teixeira (1575-1640), Portuguese soldier

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Teixeira Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Teixeira Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Teixeira 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 August 2013 at 14:35.

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