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The Portuguese surname Xaviere is of patronymic origin, derived from the personal name of the father of the original bearer. In this instance, the surname derives from the name Xavier.The name Xaviere spread because of devotion to Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552), the Spanish missionary who, together, with Ignatius of Loyola, founded the Society of Jesus in 1534.

Xaviere Early Origins



The surname Xaviere was first found in the coastal region of Portuga, where the family had been well established for centuries.

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Xaviere Spelling Variations


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Xaviere Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Xavier, Javier, Xaviere, and Xaviers and others.

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Xaviere Early History


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Xaviere Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Xaviere research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1866, 1895, 1780, 1505 and 1552 are included under the topic Early Xaviere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Xaviere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Xaviere Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Xaviere 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: Francesca Xavier who arrived in New Orleans in 1779; and Francis Xavier who settled in Charleston in 1827 at the age of 23.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Xaviere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Xaviere 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 6 February 2014 at 13:35.

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