The ancestry of those bearing the name of Belloso is rooted in an ancient Spanish landscape. The process by which hereditary surnames
were adopted in Spain
is extremely interesting. Surnames evolved during the Middle Ages when people began to assume an extra name to avoid confusion and to further identify themselves. Often they adopted names that were derived from nicknames. Nickname
surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The name Belloso is a nickname
surname for a fair or handsome man. The surname was originally derived from the Latin adjective bellus, which means beautiful.
Early Origins of the Belloso family
The surname Belloso was first found in Galicia
, in the northwestern region of the Iberian peninsula.
Early History of the Belloso family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Belloso research.Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1064, 1540, 1660 and 1714 are included under the topic Early Belloso History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Belloso Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bello, Bella, Bellón, Bellon, Belloso and many more.
Early Notables of the Belloso family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family Juan Bello de Guzmán, who was made a Knight of St. John in 1540, and Venezuelan lawyer, educator; Benito Bello de Torices (c.
1660-1714), a Spanish composer, maestro at the Convent of Las... Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Belloso Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Belloso family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Belloso Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Manuel Belloso, aged 30, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831 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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Belloso (post 1700)
- Manuel "Manu" Palancar Belloso (b. 1990), Spanish footballer
- José Alfonso Belloso y Sánchez (1873-1938), El Salvador Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of San Salvador (1927-1938)
- Gonzalo Belloso (b. 1974), Argentine former football striker who played from 1993 to 2008
- Carlos Belloso (b. 1963), Argentine actor; he played the Green Goblin in the Argentine adaption of the Spider-Man musical