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Where did the Spanish Deleon family come from? What is the Spanish Deleon family crest and coat of arms? When did the Deleon family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Deleon family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Leon, Leoni, Leone, Leonelli, Leonetti, Leonie and many more.

First found in Leon, where the name originated in Visigothic times.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deleon research. Another 333 words(24 lines of text) covering the years 1509, 1590, 1549, 1533, 1608, 1474, 1521, 1524, 1591, 1520, 1584, 1527, 1591, 1602, 1658, 1610, 1687, 1749 and 1830 are included under the topic Early Deleon History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 231 words(16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deleon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Deleon Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century

  • Abraham Deleon, who landed in Georgia in 1741

Deleon Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Alonso DeLeon, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835
  • Bartolome DeLeon, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835
  • Diego DeLeon, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835
  • Felipe DeLeon, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1835
  • Hernando DeLeon, who landed in Veragua in 1835


  • Daniel De Leon (1852-1914), American, born in Curaçao, socialist and founder of the Industrial Workers of the World
  • Carlos De Leon (b. 1959), nicknamed Sugar De Leon, a Puerto Rican former boxer
  • José María Quiñones de León, Spanish diplomat
  • Alberto Ponce de León (b. 1916), Argentine poet
  • David Abadiano Ponce de Leon (b. 1950), politician and congressman in the Philippines
  • Antonia Quiñones de León, Marchioness of San Carlos


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  2. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  3. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  8. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  11. ...

The Deleon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deleon Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 17 March 2014 at 07:59.

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