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.
Early Origins of the De la luna family
The surname De la luna was first found in Aragon
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the De la luna family
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.
De la luna Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the De la luna family (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.
Migration of the De la luna family to the New World and Oceana
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.