Spelling variations of this family name include: Contreras, de Contreras and others.
First found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Among the early explorers of the New World was Isabel Contreras, wife of Juan de Salazar, founder of the city of Asuncion in Paraguay. Isabel journeyed to Brazil on the expedition of Mencía Calderón, who captained her late husband's soldiers. Also of note was Rodrigo Contreras, one of the first governors of Nicaragua. Other early migrants to the New World include Diego de Contreras, who sailed to America in 1527.
(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)
* Abraham Contreras, salesperson and computer programmer
* Adela Marie Contreras, association executive
* Carl Toby Contreras, professional bowler/bowling educator
* Don L Contreras, government official
* Esther C Contreras, corporate accountant
* James Contreras, insurance company executive
* Luis A Contreras, academic counselor and educator
* Matias Ricardo Contreras, judge
* Vincent John Contreras, aerospace corporation executive
* Francisco Contreras, Chilean writer
* Rabindranath Loyola Contreras (b. 1933), Chilean veterinarian
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