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Where did the Portuguese Rebello family come from? What is the Portuguese Rebello family crest and coat of arms? When did the Rebello family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Rebello family history?The Portuguese surname Rebello is of local origin, deriving from a place name where the first bearer of the name lived or held land. In this instance, the surname is derived from the name of the ancestral seat of the Rebello family, which the members adopted as their family name. Therefore, the surname Rebello signifies "one from the house of Rebelo."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rebello, Rebelo and others.
First found in Santa Justa de Lisboa, where the family held their ancestral seat. The progenitor of the Rebello house was Don Paio Delgado, a knight who took part in the conquest of Lisbon in 1147, during the reign of King Alfonso Henrique. Rui Rebelo Vasques, seems to have been the first who took the surname, being master of the house and couto Rebelo.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rebello research. Another 203 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1610, 1665, 1603 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Rebello History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Miguel Rebello who arrived in New York in 1860; Jacintho Medeiro Rebello and Cyriaco Jose Rebello who settled in New York City in 1893.
The Rebello Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rebello 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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