Show ContentsDelarosa History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Delarosa, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Delarosa, 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 Delarosa family originally lived in a place where wild roses grew. The surname is derived from the Latin word rosa, which means rose. The family name Delarosa is also derived from the given name Rose.

Early Origins of the Delarosa family

The surname Delarosa was first found in Old Castile, in the mountains near Santander.

Early History of the Delarosa family

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Delarosa Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ros, de Ros, Rosas, de Rosas, Rosa, de la Rosa, Rosal, del Rosal, Rosales, de Rosales, Rosete, Rosano, Rosana, Roso and many more.

Early Notables of the Delarosa family

Prominent among members of the family were seventeenth century Chilean historian Diego de Rosales, a Jesuit priest who defended the rights of the Indians; seventeenth century Spanish playwright Pedro Rosete; nineteenth century Argentinian military officer Leonardo Rosales; nineteenth century Spanish painter Eduardo...
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Delarosa Ranking

In the United States, the name Delarosa is the 1,193rd most popular surname with an estimated 24,870 people with that name. 1

United States Delarosa migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Delarosa Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Francisco DeLaRosa, who arrived in New Spain in 1835 2
  • Nicolas DeLaRosa, who arrived in Texas in 1835 2

Contemporary Notables of the name Delarosa (post 1700) +

  • Yvonne DeLaRosa, American television and film actress
  • Angel DeLaRosa, American Republican politician, Candidate for Texas State Senate 15th District, 2006 3
  • Carlos Leonardo de la Rosa (1944-2022), Argentine lawyer, diplomat, and politician who served in the Argentine Senate from 1995 to 2001, Ambassador to Chile from 2002 to 2003
  • Amira de la Rosa, Colombian writer, educator and diplomat

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  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from on Facebook