You may also want to consider posting a query to the Community Message Boards at Genealogy Today to get assistance from other researchers on your most elusive Rivera ancestors. Baltimore, MD: In the chapter "Una historia de desencuentro", the author elaborates on surnames of Jewish origin of the royalty, nobility, artistocracy, clergy, and also of writers, educators and university teachers during the Inquisition.
Others, that the name dates back to ancient Roman times.Wait, Who's My Favorite Brother? (Q&A) - Lexi Rivera
Distribution of the Rivera surname in UK. Please Enter Your Credentials. There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rivera. Rivera in New England Early Genealogy.
Many others managed to escape to countries outside the reach of the Inquisition where they created a widespread Marrano diaspora. Principado de Asturias - Asturian: Recent Message Board Posts Ancestry. There are many indicators that the name Rivera may be of Jewish origin, emanating from the Jewish communities of Spain and Portugal. Reprieve from the banishment decrees was promised to those Jews who converted to Catholicism.
In 1880 there were 337 Rivera families living in New Mexico. The history of Spanish Jews, or Sephardim, stretches back to biblical times. The surname statistics are still in development, sign up for information on more maps and data.
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The approximately 750,000 Jews living in Spain in the year 1492 were banished from the country by royal decree of Ferdinand and Isabella. Searching for jose rivera. Were you aware that Rivera is considered a very common surname, which offers its own set of challenges?
Rivera Mailing List at RootsWeb. Search 1940's US census records for Rivera.
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