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Noble surnames, such as De la luna, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name De la luna, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.The De la luna family originally lived in the town called Luna.

De la luna Early Origins



The surname De la luna was first found in Aragon, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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De la luna Spelling Variations


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De la luna Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Luna, de Luna, de la Luna and others.

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De la luna Early History


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De la luna Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De la luna research. Another 373 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1137, 1148, 1170, 1238, 1229, 1282, 1469, 1299, 1358, 1406 and 1396 are included under the topic Early De la luna History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De la luna Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De la luna Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family Maria de Luna (1358-1406), queen consort of Aragon, as the spouse of King Martin I of Aragon, known as "La Grande" (English: The Great), regarded as one of the most notable queens in Aragon, regent 1396-97; were fourteenth century Aragonese nobleman Pedro de Luna, who...

Another 55 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De la luna 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: Luis de Luna, who voyaged to Río de la Plata in the mid 1500s. He was a member of the expedition that founded the city of Cordoba in Argentina. In the later years of his life he became a merchant and devoted himself to trade. Other early migrants to the New World include Alonso de Luna, who sailed to America in 1513.

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Citations


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    Other References

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    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    4. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. 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).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The De la luna Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De la luna 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 15 July 2013 at 11:43.

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