Noble surnames, such as Delaluna, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Delaluna, 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 Delaluna family originally lived in the town called Luna.
Early Origins of the Delaluna family
The surname Delaluna was first found in Aragon
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Delaluna family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delaluna 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 Delaluna History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Delaluna Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Delaluna 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 Delaluna Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Delaluna 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.