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The origins of the surname Bolanos come from the ancient Occitadin word "bola," or from the Latin "bulla" which means "ball." In some Regions of Spain, the word "bolaños" was used to name the stone balls fired by catapults in the Middle Ages.

Bolanos Early Origins



The surname Bolanos was first found in the region of Galicia in the North West of the country, bordering with Portugal. However, evidence shows that the Bolanos family was also present in the provinces of Valladolid and Cuidad Real.

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Bolanos Spelling Variations


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Bolanos Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bolaños, Bolaño and others.

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Bolanos Early History


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Bolanos Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bolanos research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1540, 1549 and 1629 are included under the topic Early Bolanos History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bolanos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bolanos Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado...

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bolanos 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:

Bolanos Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco be Bolanos, who landed in America in 1812
  • Geronima De Bolanos, who arrived in Peru in 1892
  • Juana be Bolanos, who landed in Peru in 1892
  • Rodrigo be Bolanos, who arrived in Peru in 1892

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bolanos (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bolanos (post 1700)



  • Alex Leonardo Bolaños Reascos (b. 1985), Ecuadorian footballer
  • Jonathan Bolaños Navarro (b. 1978), Costa Rican football striker
  • Miler Alejandro Bolaños Reasco (b. 1990), Ecuadorian footballer
  • Luis Alberto Chucho Bolaños León (b. 1985), Ecuadorian football midfielder
  • Christian Bolaños Navarro (b. 1984), Costa Rican footballer
  • Enrique Bolanos (b. 1928), Nicaraguan politician, president of the Republic of Nicaragua (2002-2007)
  • Jaime Bolaños (b. 1932), Mexican matador
  • Gregorio Bolanos (b. 1925), Philippine, municipal police chief

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    8. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Bolanos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bolanos 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 4 October 2013 at 08:37.

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