Alonzo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Alonzo. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. Some names are derived from the saints of the Christian Church, but many Spanish surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin.

Early Origins of the Alonzo family

The surname Alonzo was first found in Leon, where the name originated in Visigothic times.

Important Dates for the Alonzo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alonzo research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1155, 1352, and 1519 are included under the topic Early Alonzo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Alonzo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Alonso, Alfonso, Alefonso, Alifonso, Adefonso, Aldefonso, Adefonso, Afonso and many more.

Early Notables of the Alonzo family (pre 1700)

Notable bearers of the family name Alonzo was Pedro Alfonso, who translated the twelfth century "Scholar's Guide"; Juan Alfonso de Alburquerque, steward of King Peter I in the mid fourteenth century; Ferrand Alonso de Merlo, a nobleman mentioned in the...
Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alonzo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Alonzo migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Alonzo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jos Limo Alonzo, aged 6, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • Juan Alonzo, aged 43, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • A Alonzo, aged 65, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • Antonio Alonzo, aged 30, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • G Alonzo, aged 51, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1831 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Alonzo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Denasia Alonzo, aged 32, who settled in America from Santa Liaso, in 1906
  • Antonio Alonzo, aged 24, who immigrated to America from Barcelona, Spain, in 1908
  • Basilira Fernandez Alonzo, aged 21, who landed in America from Castrillon Orveido, Spain, in 1909
  • Achille Alonzo, aged 20, who immigrated to the United States from Bustallado, Spain, in 1912
  • Angel Alonzo, aged 17, who immigrated to the United States from Sada, Spain, in 1915
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Alonzo (post 1700)

  • Roberto R. Alonzo, Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives
  • Ed Alonzo, Mexican American comedian, actor and professional magician
  • Matt Alonzo (b. 1985), American music video director and editor
  • John A. Alonzo (1934-2001), American cinematographer
  • Juan Alonzo, Cuban footballer
  • Lawrence Alonzo, Canadian professional boxer
  • Pierre Alonzo (b. 1940), former French football midfielder
  • Anne-Marie Alonzo (1951-2005), Canadian playwright, poet, novelist, critic and publisher
  • Jérôme Alonzo (b. 1972), French football goalkeeper
  • Chad Alonzo, Filipino professional basketball player
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ 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)
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