Arevalos History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The distinguished surname Arevalos has its roots in Spain, derived from the place of origin of the initial bearer. In this case, the surname is derived from the place name Arévalo found in the province of Castilla la Vieja. The meaning of the surname Arevalos is possibly derived from the Celtic "are-valon" meaning "near to the wall."
Early Origins of the Arevalos family
The surname Arevalos was first found in the region of Castile, a powerful Christian kingdom of medieval Spain. Evidence shows an early presence of the Arevalos surname near Avila, Soria, and northern Spain. One of the earliest records of the city of Arévalo is that of its reconquest in the year 750 by the knight, Fernán Martínez de Montalvo, who thereafter took as his surname the name Arévalo.
Early History of the Arevalos family
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Arevalos Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arévale, Arévala, Arrevalo, Arrebalo and others.
Early Notables of the Arevalos family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Arevalos family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Marcos De Arevalo who came to Peru in 1534; Alonso De Arevalo who sailed to New Granada in 1569; and Cristobal de Arevalo who voyaged to New Spain in 1581 with his wife, Agueda Hernandez, and his children. Later settlers included Gonzalo Arevalo who emigrated to Puerto Rico in 1803..