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The surname Aldana is of local origin, being derived from the place of residence of the initial bearer or from the place where he held land. Thus, the original bearer of this name hailed from the place named Aldana, and took the name as his surname.

Aldana Early Origins



The surname Aldana was first found in the Spanish province of Galicia near Santiago.

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Aldana Spelling Variations


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Aldana Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Aldaña, Aldano, Aldan, Aldanza and others.

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Aldana Early History


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Aldana Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Aldana research. Another 410 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1549 and 1552 are included under the topic Early Aldana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Aldana Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Aldana Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Aldana 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:

Aldana Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego De Aldana, who landed in America in 1810
  • Gregorio De Aldana, who arrived in America in 1827

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Contemporary Notables of the name Aldana (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Aldana (post 1700)



  • Angelina Belisario Aldana, botanist from the Philippines
  • Alfredo Aldana (b. 1905), professor in Guatemala

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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. 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.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    8. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    9. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Aldana Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Aldana 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.

    This page was last modified on 5 February 2015 at 13:37.

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