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The Portuguese surname Viveros is of local origin, derived from a place name where the original bearer resided or held land. In this instance, the surname derives from Viveros, a town located in the province of Albacete, Spain. The origin of the place name derives from the Castilian term "vivero," meaning "nursery" or "fish farm," from the Latin "vivaria," thus perhaps indicating that the town was established near such a feature.

Viveros Early Origins



The surname Viveros was first found in near the Village of Albacete in Spain. However, once the region of Portugal became an independent kingdom, the Viveros surname became an important Portuguese family name.

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Viveros Spelling Variations


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Viveros Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Viveros, Viveiro, Vivero and others.

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Viveros Early History


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Viveros Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Viveros research. Another 353 words (25 lines of text) covering the year 1840 is included under the topic Early Viveros History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Viveros Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Viveros Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Viveros 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 or some of its variants were: Luis Vivero who settled in the Spanish Main in 155; and Rodrigo Vivero who settled in New Spain in 1576.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Viveros (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Viveros (post 1700)



  • Justo Wilmar Villar Viveros (b. 1977), Paraguayan footballer

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Viveros Family Crest Products


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 19676. Print.
    8. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    9. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Viveros Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Viveros 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 28 December 2013 at 19:56.

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