Salgueiro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Salgueiro. The original bearer of the name Salgueiro, 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 name Salgueiro is a corruption of the surname Salillas, which is derived from the Germanic word "sal," which means "building" and the diminutive ending "illas." The first bearer of this surname inhabited a large building or fortress, which was the most prominent construction of the town.
Early Origins of the Salgueiro family
The surname Salgueiro was first found in Asturias, birthplace of the Reconquest.
Important Dates for the Salgueiro family
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Salgueiro Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Salinas, Salina, Sala, Salas and others.
Early Notables of the Salgueiro family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Salgueiro were Francisco de Salinas (1513-1590), a Spanish music theorist and organist; seventeenth century poet Juan de Salinas; Alonso Jerónimo de Salas Barbadillo, seventeenth century Spanish playwright and novelist; Don Diego Esteban Gómez de Salinas y Rodríguez de Villarroel (1649-1720), the last Spanish Governor of Gibraltar; he held the post when The Rock...
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Migration of the Salgueiro family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso de Salas, who sailed to America in 1513; Francisco de Salinas, to San Juan Island in 1533; Beltrán de la Sala, to Peru in 1534; Rodrigo Salinas, to Peru in 1534.
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