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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.

Delaluna Early Origins



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

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Delaluna Spelling Variations


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Delaluna Spelling Variations



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

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Delaluna Early History


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Delaluna Early History



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.

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Delaluna Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delaluna 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 Delaluna 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



    Other References

    1. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Delaluna Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delaluna 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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