The Alamo family originally lived in the region of Alarcon in the provinces of Cuenca and Cordoba. Noble surnames, such as Alamo, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Alamo, 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 Alamo family derived its name from the place-name Alarcon.
Early Origins of the Alamo family
The surname Alamo was first found in Castile
, in the north central region of Spain.
Early History of the Alamo family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alamo research.Another 405 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1176 and 1492 are included under the topic Early Alamo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Alamo Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Alarcón, de Alarcón, Alarcon, de Alarcon and many more.
Early Notables of the Alamo 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 Alamo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Alamo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Alamo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Anton De Alamo, who arrived in America in 1814 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)