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Where did the Spanish Moralis family come from? What is the Spanish Moralis family crest and coat of arms? When did the Moralis family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Moralis family history?Noble surnames, such as Moralis, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Moralis, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. This noble Spanish family lived near a mulberry or blackberry bush. Thus, Moralis is a topographic surname, which is the type of local surname that was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. The name was originally derived from the Spanish word "mora," which means "mulberry."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Morales, Moral, Morilla, Morillas, Moraleda and others.
First found in Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moralis research. Another 375 words(27 lines of text) covering the year 1232 is included under the topic Early Moralis History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 95 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Moralis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrés Morales (1477-1517), who accompanied Columbus on his third expedition to America in 1498. Other early settlers of the New World include Francisco de Mora, who emigrated to Peru in 1560 with his wife Luisa Jerónima.
The Moralis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Moralis 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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