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The distinguished surname Tejada comes from Spain, a country rich in culture and history. The original bearer of the name Tejada, 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.

Tejada Early Origins



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

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Tejada Spelling Variations


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Tejada 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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Tejada Early History


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Tejada Early History



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

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Tejada Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tejada Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tejada 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 were:

Tejada Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Esteban de Tejada, who sailed to America in 1512

Tejada Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Esteban De Tejada, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Isidera Tejada, aged 34, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Massinta Tejada, aged 22, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Y Tejada, aged 23, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1838
  • Leonardo De Tejada, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1878
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tejada (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tejada (post 1700)



  • Justo Tejada Martínez (b. 1933), former Spanish footballer
  • Wilfredo Aristides Tejada Andujar (b. 1962), Dominican Republic former Major League Baseball player
  • José Luis Tejada Sorzano (1882-1938), Bolivian lawyer and politician
  • Manuel Angel Tejada Medina (b. 1989), Peruvian footballer
  • Lidia Gueiler Tejada (1921-2011), first female President of Bolivia
  • Rubén Darío Tejada (b. 1989), Panamanian Major League Baseball player
  • Luis García Meza Tejada (b. 1932), former Bolivian dictator
  • Alberto Tejada Noriega (b. 1956), the incumbent Peruvian Minister of Health
  • Luis "Matador" Tejada (b. 1982), Panamanian professional association football striker
  • Miguel Odalis Tejada (b. 1974), Dominican Republic Major League Baseball infielder for the Kansas City Royals

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Tejada Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tejada 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 1 December 2014 at 20:31.

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