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The name Del castillo is derived from the Late Latin word "castellum," which meant a fortified building (a castle), a set of buildings or even a village. The region of Castilla in central Spain, an independent kingdom from the 11th to the 16th century, was so named because of the many castles located there.

Del castillo Early Origins



The surname Del castillo was first found in the mountainous area of Santander, in the northwestern region of the Iberian peninsula.

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Del castillo Spelling Variations


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Del castillo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Castillo, Castillos, Castel, Castello,Castilla and others.

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Del castillo Early History


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Del castillo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Del castillo research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1699, 1760, 1757, 1760, 1602 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Del castillo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Del castillo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Del castillo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family Felix Castello (1602-1656), a Spanish painter of the Baroque period, painted for the chapel of Santo Cristo de la Paciencia in the Convent of...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Del castillo 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:

Del castillo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Beltran DelCastillo, who settled in America in 1535
  • Andrea DelCastillo, who came to America in 1535
  • Baltasar DelCastillo, who settled in New Spain in 1539
  • Diego DelCastillo, who arrived in Peru in 1555
  • Francisca DelCastillo, who settled in New Granada in 1557

Del castillo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alonso DelCastillo, who arrived in Cartagena in 1835
  • Andrea DelCastillo, who arrived in America in 1835
  • Antonia DelCastillo, who landed in America in 1835
  • Beltran DelCastillo, who landed in America in 1835
  • Francisco DelCastillo, who landed in America in 1835
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Del castillo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Del castillo (post 1700)



  • Doc DelCastillo (b. 1968), American ice hockey head coach for Hamline University
  • Antonio Cánovas del Castillo (1828-1897), Spanish statesman and historian

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. 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.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Del castillo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Del castillo 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 19 January 2016 at 01:42.

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