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Tovar Early Origins



The surname Tovar was first found in Asturias, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Tovar Spelling Variations


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Tovar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tovias, Tovar, Tovia, Tuvia and others.

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Tovar Early History


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Tovar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tovar research. Another 605 words (43 lines of text) covering the years 1370, 1415, 1384, 1465, 1547, 1490, 1540, 1496, 1596, 1551, 1629, 1678, 1758 and 1723 are included under the topic Early Tovar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tovar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tovar Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Tovar was Don Juan de Tovar y Toledo, 3rd Lord of Cevico and Boca de Huérgano and later 1st Lord of Caracena (c.1370-1415), a Castilian nobleman and military leader; Fernando Sánchez de Tovar or Fernán Sánchez de Tovar, 1st Lord of Belves (died 1384), a...

Another 111 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tovar 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:

Tovar Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Alvaro Tovar, who came to Peru in 1555

Tovar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Tovar, who came to Puerto Rico in 1819
  • Antonio Tovar, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1819
  • Francisco De Tovar, who landed in America in 1828
  • Sancho De Tovar, who landed in Cartagena in 1834
  • Baltasar De Tovar, who landed in Cartagena in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tovar (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tovar (post 1700)



  • Guadalupe Natalia "Lupita" Tovar (1910-2016), Mexican actress
  • Martín Tovar y Tovar (1827-1902), Venezuelan painter of the 19th century
  • Manuel Felipe de Tovar (1803-1866), President of Venezuela from 1859-1861
  • Luis Felipe Tovar (b. 1961), Mexican performance teacher and actor, three-time winner of the Ariel Award
  • Francisco de Paula Vieira da Silva de Tovar e Nápoles (1774-1848), 11th Lord of the Honour of Molelos, 1st Baron and 1st Viscount of Molelos, a Portuguese military officer and politician
  • César Leonardo Tovar (1940-1994), nicknamed "Pepito" and "Mr. Versatility", Venezuelan Major League Baseball player who played from 1965 to 1976
  • Rigo Tovar, Mexican singer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    11. ...

    The Tovar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tovar 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 14 November 2016 at 14:58.

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