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Where did the Spanish Sigala family come from? What is the Spanish Sigala family crest and coat of arms? When did the Sigala family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Sigala family history?The noble Spanish family name Sigala, is classified as being of nickname origin. In this particular instance, the surname Sigala is derived from the Italian term "cicala," taken from the Latin "cicada," meaning "cigarra" (grasshopper). Thus, the surname Sigala or Cigala was probably given to a rather small or boisterous person.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cigala, Sigala, Cigales, Sicaria and others.
First found in the province of Valencia, in the eastern region of the Iberian peninsula. The earliest reference to the family name Sigala is from Italy where Andrís Cicala was executed for attempting to take the life of Emperor Federico.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sigala research. Another 387 words(28 lines of text) covering the year 1571 is included under the topic Early Sigala History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 25 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sigala Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Franceso Sigalla who arrived in Philadelphia in 1846; and Jose Cigale who settled in Indiana in 1892.
The Sigala Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sigala 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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