Herrera Family History
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Herrera Name Meaning
Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from villages so called in the provinces of Seville and Badajoz, from a word meaning ‘iron smithy’, ‘blacksmith’s forge’ (a derivative of hierro ‘iron’, Latin ferrum). French: habitational name from the Gascon form of Ferrière, a place in Pyrénées-Atlantique. The place name is derived from Latina ferraria ‘iron-mine’, ‘iron-forge’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ferrera, Herrero, Herre, Ferrara, Carrera, Cervera, Terrero, Ferreira