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Where did the Spanish Lobo family come from? What is the Spanish Lobo family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lobo family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lobo family history?The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Lobo. 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. The name Lobo is composed of two elements: the given name Lope, which is itself derived from the Latin word "lopus," which means "wolf," and the Spanish patronymic suffix "-ez."
Spelling variations of this family name include: López, Lopez, Lope, Lobo, Lobato, Lóbez, Lobez and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lobo research. Another 410 words(29 lines of text) covering the years 1033, 1180, 1186, 1214, 1215, 1232, 1236, 1332, 1363, 1398, 1407, 1412, and 1458 are included under the topic Early Lobo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 173 words(12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lobo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lobo Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Lobo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lobo 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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