Trevena History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original bearer of the name Trevena, 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 Trevena family originally lived in the place named Trevino, which is in Burgos in the northern Spain.

Early Origins of the Trevena family

The surname Trevena was first found in Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Trevena family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trevena research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1352, 1789, 1675 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Trevena History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Trevena Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Treviño, de Treviño, Trevino, de Trevino, Treviña, Trevina, Traviño, Travino, Traviña, Travina, Trebiño, de Trebiño, Trebino, de Trebino, Trebiña, Trebina, Trabiño, Trabino, Trabiña and many more.

Early Notables of the Trevena family (pre 1700)

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Australia Trevena migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Trevena Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Joseph Trevena, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Henry Porcher" in 1838 [1]
  • William Trevena, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Henry Porcher" in 1838 [1]
  • H. Trevena, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Watson" in 1849 [2]
  • Mr. Joseph Trevena, (b. 1822), aged 27, Cornish mason travelling aboard the ship "Thetis" arriving in Port Phillip, New South Wales, Australia on 15th February 1849 [3]
  • Mr. John Trevena, (b. 1824), aged 25, Cornish miner from Gwennup, Cornwall, UK travelling aboard the ship "Thetis" arriving in Port Phillip, New South Wales, Australia on 15th February 1849 [3]
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New Zealand Trevena migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Trevena Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Charles Trevena, (b. 1857), aged 17, Cornish farm labourer departing on 10th September 1874 aboard the ship "Cospatrick" to Auckland, New Zealand the ship was lost at sea killing everyone on board [4]
  • Miss Elizabeth Trevena, (b. 1865), aged 9, Cornish settler departing on 10th September 1874 aboard the ship "Cospatrick" to Auckland, New Zealand the ship was lost at sea killing everyone on board [4]
  • Mr. Francis Trevena, (b. 1867), aged 7, Cornish settler departing on 10th September 1874 aboard the ship "Cospatrick" to Auckland, New Zealand the ship was lost at sea killing everyone on board [4]
  • Mr. James Trevena, (b. 1860), aged 14, Cornish farm labourer departing on 10th September 1874 aboard the ship "Cospatrick" to Auckland, New Zealand the ship was lost at sea killing everyone on board [4]
  • Mrs. Jane Trevena, (b. 1830), aged 44, Cornish servant departing on 10th September 1874 aboard the ship "Cospatrick" to Auckland, New Zealand the ship was lost at sea killing everyone on board [4]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Trevena (post 1700) +

  • David Trevena Coulton (1810-1857), English journalist and miscellaneous writer, born at Devizes, Wiltshire, a grandson of the Rev. J. Coulton [5]


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HENY PORCHER 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838HenryPorcher.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque WILLIAM WATSON 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849WilliamWatson.htm
  3. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, May 30). Ships' Passenger Lists of Arrivals in New South Wales on (1828 - 1842, 1848 - 1849) [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nsw_1838_on.pdf
  4. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Auckland 1872-80 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  5. ^ Wikisource contributors. "Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900." Wikisource . Wikisource , 4 Jun. 2018. Web. 30 June 2020


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