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Where did the Spanish Salguero family come from? What is the Spanish Salguero family crest and coat of arms? When did the Salguero family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Salguero family history?The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Salguero. The original bearer of the name Salguero, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The name Salguero is a corruption of the surname Salillas, which is derived from the Germanic word "sal," which means "building" and the diminutive ending "illas." The first bearer of this surname inhabited a large building or fortress, which was the most prominent construction of the town.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Salinas, Salina, Sala, Salas and others.
First found in Asturias, birthplace of the Reconquest.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Salguero research. Another 383 words(27 lines of text) covering the year 1352 is included under the topic Early Salguero History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 59 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Salguero Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Salguero Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Salguero Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Salguero 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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