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Noble surnames, such as De valenzuela, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name De valenzuela, 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 valenzuela family originally lived in the place named Valenzuela. This place named is derived from the place-name Valencia, and it means little Valencia. The city of Valencia is situated on the Guadalaviar (now Turia) river. The city was first named Valencia de Campos by the king of Leon in 1150.

De valenzuela Early Origins



The surname De valenzuela was first found in Castile, and important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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De valenzuela Spelling Variations


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De valenzuela Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Valenzuela, de Valenzuela, Valensuela, de Valensuela, Valenz, Valens, Valente, Valiente, Valentín, Valentin and many more.

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De valenzuela Early History


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De valenzuela Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De valenzuela research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1360, 1630, 1692 and 1690 are included under the topic Early De valenzuela History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De valenzuela Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De valenzuela Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Fernando de Valenzuela, 1st Marquis of Villasierra, Grandee of Spain, (1630-1692), a Spanish royal favourite and minister; seventeenth century Spanish ecclesiastic Juan Bautista Valenzuela Velázquez; seventeenth century Spanish statesman Fernando Valenzuela y Enciso; Juan de Valenzuela...

Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De valenzuela 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 were:

De valenzuela Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego DeValenzuela, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1835
  • Martin DeValenzuela, who arrived in Veragua in 1835
  • Francisco DeValenzuela, who arrived in Guatemala in 1838

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. 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. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The De valenzuela Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De valenzuela 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 27 March 2015 at 08:37.

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