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Where did the Spanish Salva family come from? What is the Spanish Salva family crest and coat of arms? When did the Salva family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Salva family history?The surname is one of the Spanish patronymic surnames, created from the name of a male ancestor. It seems that this name came from at least two sources, in some instances coming from the personal name Silvaus, derived in turn from the Latin "silva" meaning "wood," and in other instances from the personal name Salvius, from the Latin "salvus" for "saved." Both were names of early Christian Saints.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Salva, Salvas, Salvo, Salvá and others.
First found in Catalonia, the north east region of the former kingdom of Aragon.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Salva research. Another 295 words(21 lines of text) covering the year 1623 is included under the topic Early Salva History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 40 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Salva Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Salva Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Salva Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Salva 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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