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Profiles

  • Antonio Otero (1749 - d.)
  • Candelaria Otero (1854 - d.)
  • Fray Cayetano de Otero (1701 - c.1768)
    OTERO Haplogroup R1b1a2a1a2c (L21) Galicia Spain/España - NEWSFLASH June 2016 New DNA refinement: DF63 "Our Father Cayetano" By Dr. Dionisio (Denis) Ismael HaLevi-Otero The Story o...
  • Eufemia Luna (1855 - d.)
  • Francisco de Otero y Lamas (1677 - d.)
    Francisco de Otero y Lamas & Manuela de la Vega y Montenegro as parents of Fray Cayetano de Otero are at this time speculation... any other info appreciated. Info from: Ancestry.com Franciso de Ote...

About the Otero surname

Otero is a "Watch-tower" in Spanish. It also means a hill or "Altar"- a high place.

The first Otero in New Mexico was Cayetano de Otero, a Franciscan priest born in Galicia, Spain in 1701; professed as a priest in 1724 and was in Zuni Pueblo by 1731. While in Albuquerque he and Maria Quiteria Duran y Chavez had a relationship that produced the Otero clan of New Mexico.