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The distinguished Spanish surname Iglesias is derived from the place name Iglesias, located in the province of Burgos (Castilla la Vieja). As a locative surname, Iglesias 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."

Iglesias Early Origins



The surname Iglesias was first found in the province of Burgos in the ancient kingdom of Castile.

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Iglesias Spelling Variations


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Iglesias Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eglesias, Iglesia, Yglesias and others.

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Iglesias Early History


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Iglesias Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Iglesias research. Another 365 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1748 and 1791 are included under the topic Early Iglesias History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Iglesias Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Iglesias Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Iglesias Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Iglesias Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cayetano Iglesias, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803
  • Manuel Iglesias, aged 26, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1827
  • Ignacio Iglesias, aged 30, landed in Puerto Rico in 1834
  • Miguel Jobrinu Iglesias, aged 20, landed in New Orleans, La in 1837
  • Manuel Maria Iglesias, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    8. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Iglesias Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Iglesias 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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