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The surname Calleja is of Spanish descent and is of toponymic origin, as it is derived from a physical feature characteristic of the area where the original bearer lived or owned land. The surname Calleja is derived from the Latin "callis" and the Spanish word "calle" which means "street." In modern Spanish "calle" is the normal word for a street, but at the time when surnames were being formed it referred to something rather more modest. Thus, the family name Calleja was giving to someone who lived beside a narrow path or a cattle trail.

Calleja Early Origins



The surname Calleja was first found in the province of Santander, in the ancient kingdom of Castile.

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Calleja Spelling Variations


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Calleja Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Calle, Calleja, Callejo, Callego, Calles, Callejón, Callejas and many more.

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Calleja Early History


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Calleja Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Calleja research. Another 395 words (28 lines of text) covering the year 1881 is included under the topic Early Calleja History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Calleja Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Calleja 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...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Calleja 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:

Calleja Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andres De Calleja, who arrived in America in 1827 [1]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)
  • Lena Calleja, aged 32, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830 [1]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)
  • Yginia Calleja, aged 32, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830 [1]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)
  • Feliciana Calleja, aged 23, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1839 [1]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)
  • Mathilda Calleja, who arrived at Ellis Island in 1897

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Contemporary Notables of the name Calleja (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Calleja (post 1700)



  • Félix María Calleja (1753-1828), Spanish military officer and viceroy of New Spain from 1813 to 1816
  • José Díez Calleja (b. 1962), Spanish retired footballer
  • Javier Calleja Revilla (b. 1978), Spanish football coach and a former player
  • Isacio Calleja García (b. 1936), Spanish retired footballer
  • María del Carmen Calleja de Pablo (1949-2012), Spanish politician
  • Andrés de la Calleja (1705-1785), Spanish painter
  • Joseph Calleja (b. 1978), Maltese tenor

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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)

Other References

  1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. 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.
  10. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
  11. ...

The Calleja Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Calleja 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.

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