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. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because Spain was conquered by the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries. The Delarroyo family originally lived beside a body of water.
Early Origins of the Delarroyo family
Castile, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Delarroyo family
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Delarroyo Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Arroyo, de Arroyo, del Arroyo, Arroyos, Arroyal, de Arroyal, Arroyuelo, de Arroyuelo, Arroyuela and many more.
Early Notables of the Delarroyo family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Diego de Arroyo (1498-1551), Spanish artist who became court painter to King Carlos V, and was best known for his portraits and miniatures; Juan de Arroyo (died 1678), Spanish painter...
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Migration of the Delarroyo family to the New World and Oceana
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Delarroyo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Delarroyo (post 1700)
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