The surname Celaya is derived from the Basque word "zelai" for "field" or "meadow."
Early Origins of the Celaya family
The surname Celaya was first found in the Basque region of Navarre.
Early History of the Celaya family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Celaya research. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1388, 1399, 1763, 1490, 1558, 1510 and 1515 are included under the topic Early Celaya History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Prominent among bearers of the family name at this time was Juan de Celaya (c.1490-1558), a Spanish mathematician, physicist, cosmologist, philosopher and theologian who taught Physics... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Celaya Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.