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

Tejero Early Origins



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

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Tejero Spelling Variations


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Tejero 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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Tejero Early History


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Tejero Early History



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

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Tejero Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tejero Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Tejero Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Cristóbal Tejero sailed to America in 1513
  • Alonso Tejero de la Serradilla sailed to America in 1514
  • Alonso Tejero sailed to Peru in 1534

Tejero Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cristobal Tejero, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Hernando Tejero, who landed in America in 1814
  • Alonso Tejero, who landed in Peru in 1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tejero (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tejero (post 1700)



  • Antonio Tejero Molina (b. 1932), Spanish former Lieutenant Colonel of the Guardia Civil
  • Fernando Tejero Muñoz-Torrero (b. 1967), Spanish Goya Award winning actor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    7. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Tejero Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tejero 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 21 June 2014 at 18:27.

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