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Where did the Spanish Yglesias family come from? What is the Spanish Yglesias family crest and coat of arms? When did the Yglesias family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Yglesias family history?The distinguished Spanish surname Yglesias is derived from the place name Iglesias, located in the province of Burgos (Castilla la Vieja). As a locative surname, Yglesias signifies "one who dwelled at or near the church." The place name further derives from the Latin "ecclesia," and ultimately from the Greek word "ekklesia," meaning "an assembly or gathering."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Eglesias, Iglesia, Yglesias and others.
First found in the province of Burgos in the ancient kingdom of Castile.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yglesias research. Another 365 words(26 lines of text) covering the years 1748 and 1791 are included under the topic Early Yglesias History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 62 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yglesias Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Yglesias Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Yglesias Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yglesias 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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