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The noble Spanish family name Castilleja is classified as being of habitation origin, as it derived from either the location of the place of residence of the initial bearer or from the name of the town or village from whence he hailed. The place name Castillejo is itself derived from the Castillian word "castillo," meaning "castle," and which, combined with the suffix "ejo," means "dwelling used as a castle."

Castilleja Early Origins



The surname Castilleja was first found in the north central region of Castile-Leon.

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Castilleja Spelling Variations


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Castilleja Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Castillejo, Castilleja, Castillejos and others.

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Castilleja Early History


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Castilleja Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Castilleja research. Another 374 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1682 and 1866 are included under the topic Early Castilleja History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Castilleja Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Castilleja 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...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Castilleja 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 or some of its variants were: Jorge De Castillejo who arrived in Venezuela in 1534; Nicolas De Castilleja who settled in Nicaragua in 1561; Hernando Castilleja who settled in Dominican Republic in 1563.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Castilleja Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Castilleja 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 3 December 2015 at 16:15.

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