Salceda History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The original bearer of the name Salceda, 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. The Salceda family originally lived near willow trees. The distinguished name Salceda is derived from the Latin word "salix," which means "willow tree."

Early Origins of the Salceda family

The surname Salceda was first found in the Basque region of northern Spain.

Important Dates for the Salceda family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Salceda research. Another 355 words (25 lines of text) covering the year 1255 is included under the topic Early Salceda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Salceda Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Salcedo, de Salcedo, Salceda, Salcido, Salcida, Salsedo, Salseda, Saucedo, de Saucedo, Sauceda, Sausedo, Sauseda, Salce, Salces, de Salces and many more.

Early Notables of the Salceda family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Salceda Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Salceda family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cristóbal Salcedo, who sailed to America in 1512; Hernando de Saucedo also sailed to America in 1512; Teresa de Salcedo sailed to New Spain in 1533.

Contemporary Notables of the name Salceda (post 1700)

  • Jose Clemente "Joey" Sarte Salceda (b. 1961), Governor of the province of Albay in the Philippines (2007-)

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