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

Tejeda Early Origins



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

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Tejeda Spelling Variations


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Tejeda 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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Tejeda Early History


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Tejeda Early History



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

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Tejeda Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tejeda Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Tejeda Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Alonso de Tejeda sailed to America in 1527

Tejeda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alonso De Tejeda, who landed in America in 1827

Tejeda Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Eulalio R. Tejeda, aged 46, who landed in America from Tampico, Mexico, in 1912
  • Alberto Tejeda, aged 51, who landed in America from Lima, Peru, in 1919
  • Clemente Tejeda, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States from Ripaona, Spain, in 1920
  • Romualdo Tejeda, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Maria Tejeda, aged 26, who settled in America from Baragua, Cuba, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tejeda (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tejeda (post 1700)



  • Carlos Tejeda (b. 1980), Venezuelan gold medalist volleyball player at the 2003 Pan American Games
  • Frank M Tejeda (1945-1997), American Texas attorney and state senator
  • Yeltsin Antonio Tejeda Valverde (b. 1992), Costa Rican footballer
  • Gladys Tejeda Pucuhuaranga (b. 1985), Peruvian long-distance runner
  • Anay Tejeda Quesada (b. 1983), Cuban hurdler
  • Robinson Garcia Tejeda (b. 1982), Dominican professional baseball pitcher

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    11. ...

    The Tejeda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tejeda 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 16 May 2016 at 14:59.

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