It hisses is a Portuguese last name of Latin origin, classified as being a toponimico, for having geographic origin, in Latin the word ' ' ' hisses; ' it means ' ' Forest or forest ' ' – She is one of the families most illustrious of Spain, on to the kings of Lion, has its solar one in the Tower of Hisses, next to the river Minho. They proceed from D. Payo Guterre the Da Silva, who was in advance of Portugal in time of el-king D. Alfonso I and represented in Portugal for D. Guterre Alderete Da Silva, grandson of the illustrious D. Guterres Parents, governor of Mayan. The branch noblest of the family has origin in Spain, in the period of domination Roman. Its origin is clearly toponmica, being derived directly from the Latin word hisses that it means forest, forest or forest, and has its origin in the Tower and Honor of Hisses next to Valena.
In fact, in Portugal, Galiza, Leo and Astrias, exist diverse localities whose names are composed for ' ' Silva' '. It is possible, however, to verify that the popularity of this nickname also retraces to century XVII in Portugal and in Brazil. The first one ancestry that adopted the name Hisses as nickname has origin very old and comes from prince of Godos D. Alderedo, whose son, D. Guterre Alderete de Silva if married a descendant of the nobility of the Real House of Arago and are previous to the foundation of the Portuguese nationality, final of century X. Give credit themselves that if he has become the spread out last name more in Brazil for a series of factors, as the adoption for slaves and children children of parents incognitos. Also wide he was adopted by people who fond of Brazil wanted to start a new life without bonds with the past in the Europe, if using to advantage of the relative anonymity that the last name still provided and she provides.