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Where did the Spanish Galeano family come from? What is the Spanish Galeano family crest and coat of arms? When did the Galeano family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Galeano family history?The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Galeano. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is "ez." The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. This surname originally derived from the personal name Galindo which became popular during the Middle Ages. The surname Galeano primarily appeared in Aragon.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Galindo, Galendo, Galíndez, Galindez and others.
First found in Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Galeano Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Galeano Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Galeano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Galeano 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.
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