When José Ygnacio Mariano Villaseñor Cervantes was born about 1786, in Mexico, his father, Regidor José Ygnacio Villaseñor Cervantes, was 22 and his mother, María Justa Aldama y González, was 16. He married María Felipa Centeno y Casas on 31 August 1807, in Santa Ana, Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.
Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Jesus, Manuel, Francisco, Luis, Raul, Carlos, Miguel, Ramon, Salvador, Jorge. Portuguese Wenceslao, Paulo, Sil.
Galician: habitational name from a place in Lugo province named Cervantes. Compare Cervantez , Servantes , and Servantez .
History: The most famous bearer of this surname was Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (c. 1547–1616), the author of Don Quixote. His family was from Córdoba, in Andalusia.
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