Castile. It was said that he was born with a full head of hair, "cerda en la pelo." For this reason, his contemporaries gave him the nickname "Infante o Principe de la Cerda," a nickname that later was adopted by his descendants as a surname.
Early Origins of the De cerda family
Early History of the De cerda family
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De cerda Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cerda, Cerdán, DelaCerda, De Cerda and many more.
Early Notables of the De cerda family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the De cerda family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Esplandian DelaCerda who arrived in Veragua in 1535; Fernando de la Cerda who settled in Guatemala in 1528; Alonso DeLaCerda who settled in Mexico in 1577.
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