Although the great diffusion in the population lusfona in general, also Hisses is the name of important noble families, who carried normally it together to another nickname. Also it is found in Spain (with more remote origins of the Kingdom of Lion) and in Italy, where it is more common in the region of the Emlia and the Lombardia. It is well probable that the set of name and more common nickname in Brazil are Joo Da Silva, being able themselves to compare John Smith in countries of English language, Juan Garci’a in the ones of Spanish language, Hans Schmidt in the ones of German language or the Giovanni Rossi in the ones of Italian language. The origin of the last name is controversa, but everything indicates that it has appeared in the Roman Empire to call the inhabitants of regions of bushes or forests. Many of these inhabitants if had taken refuge exactly in the empire in the Iberian peninsula (today Portugal and Spain). Many Portuguese who came to Brazil, in general banished, in search of new life, adopted ' ' Silva' ' to benefit itself of the anonymity that the common last name offered. The last name gained special popularity in Brazil with the arrival of the slaves.
When disembarking of the come ships of Africa, the blacks were ' ' batizados' ' for priests catholics and they gained a Christian name in Portuguese. The last name came later and generally it was the same of the owner of the slave. At the time, many land proprietors were ' ' Silva' ' , a common last name in Portugal. One of first ' ' Silva' ' to fix roots in Brazil she was the tailor Peter Da Silva, in 1612, whose ancestral they were of the Clement Family of Souza and Roza Da Silva, born in 1815, in Pretty, clientele of the Soure in Portugal. The Family Hisses of Soure is a noble family and was cited in the book Corografia Portugueza, Volume III, Capitulates III, writing in 1716. It is the existing register oldest in So Paulo, of the family of Peter Da Silva, tailor who lode of Portugal, was married Luzia Sardine, was appeals court judge and minister of the Supreme Court of Justice.
Between the first ones She hisses also has banished, as Domingas Da Silva, of vora, defendant of witchcraft and pact with the demon. It hisses as nickname possibly is spread out in the world, as legitimate last name only in the countries of Portuguesa.Em Language Brazil, in all the states where it had the black slavery has people with this last name Hisses, either for suggestion of religious of missions either for choice of the proper mestizos and many of descending them of Peter Da Silva or of Roza Da Silva, being that the majority of Silva of Brazil is in the north and the nine states northeast. In Pernambuco, Silva is associates to the families Rodrigues, S, Oak, Milk, Saucers, Blacksmith, Walnut, Ferraz, Arajo, Coast, Alencar and Pereira. In the city of Parnamirim, the family Hisses corresponds to the mestizos of the three main etnias of formation of the hinterland: Europeans of origin moura and Christians new that had acquired lands in Brazil (Portuguese, Spanish, dutch, French, English) African (black that the Europeans had brought for the work of the farming and constructions) and indians (primitive population of Asian origin who already if had possessed of the South American continent before the settling.