Alameda History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Alameda family originally lived in the region of Alarcon in the provinces of Cuenca and Cordoba. Noble surnames, such as Alameda, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Alameda, 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. Many Spanish local names reflected Arabic words or place-names because the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries conquered Spain. The Alameda family derived its name from the place-name Alarcon.

Early Origins of the Alameda family

The surname Alameda was first found in Castile, in the north central region of Spain.

Early History of the Alameda family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alameda research. Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1176 and 1492 are included under the topic Early Alameda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Alameda Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Alarcón, de Alarcón, Alarcon, de Alarcon and many more.

Early Notables of the Alameda family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Martín de Alarcón, steward to Ferdinand and Isabella, who was one of the emissaries the King and Queen sent to sign the treaty of surrender when Granada fell in 1492. Also of note was...
Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alameda Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Alameda Ranking

In the United States, the name Alameda is the 14,429th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Alameda migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Alameda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pedro De Alameda, who arrived in America in 1814 [2]
  • Rodrigo De Alameda, who landed in America in 1828 [2]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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