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The Coella surname comes from the Galician word "coello," meaning "rabbit," from the Latin "cuniculus." As such, it may have originally been a nickname for someone thought to resemble a rabbit in some way.

Coella Early Origins



The surname Coella was first found in Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Coella Spelling Variations


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Coella Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Coello, Coella, de Coello, Coellos and others.

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Coella Early History


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Coella Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coella research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1139, 1390, 1406, 1460, 1502, 1531, 1588, 1611, 1652, 1642, 1693, 1661, 1700, 1614 and 1664 are included under the topic Early Coella History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Coella Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Coella Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Coella Nicolau Coelho (c.1460-1502), an expert Portuguese navigator and explorer during the age of discovery; Alonso Sánchez Coello (circa 1531-1588), Spanish Renaissance portrait painter; Antonio Coello (1611-1652), Spanish dramatist and poet, a member of the household of...

Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Coella 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: Pero Cuello, who sailed to America in 1513; Leonor Coella, who arrived in Cuba in 1540; Antonio Coello, who arrived in Peru in 1592; Francisco Coello, who came to Peru in 1592.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Coella Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coella 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 8 July 2013 at 13:20.

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