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.
Early Origins of the Viveros family
Spain. However, once the region of Portugal became an independent kingdom, the Viveros surname became an important Portuguese family name.
Early History of the Viveros family
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Viveros Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Viveros, Viveiro, Vivero and others.
Early Notables of the Viveros family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Viveros family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Viveros (post 1700)
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