Deleon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Deleon family
The surname Deleon was first found in Leon, where the name originated in Visigothic times. One of the first records of the surname was Moses de León (c. 1250-1305), a Spanish rabbi and Kabbalist who is thought of as the composer or redactor of the Zohar. And much later, most people know of Juan Ponce de León (1474-1521), the Spanish explorer and conquistador and his association with the legend of the Fountain of Youth.
Early History of the Deleon family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deleon research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1509, 1590, 1549, 1533, 1608, 1474, 1521, 1524, 1591, 1520, 1584, 1527, 1591, 1602, 1658, 1610, 1687, 1749 and 1830 are included under the topic Early Deleon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Deleon Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Leon, Leoni, Leone, Leonelli, Leonetti, Leonie and many more.
Early Notables of the Deleon family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Pompeo Leoni of Madrid; Juan Ponce de León (1474-1521), Spanish explorer, 1st Governor of Puerto Rico, best associated with the legend of the Fountain of Youth; Juan Ponce de León II, (1524-1591), the 1st Puerto Rican to become acting governor of Puerto Rico; Pedro Ponce de Leon (1520-1584) a Spanish Benedictine monk who is...
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Deleon migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Deleon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Abraham Deleon, who landed in Georgia in 1741 
Deleon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Alonso DeLeon, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835 
- Bartolome DeLeon, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835 
- Diego DeLeon, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835 
- Felipe DeLeon, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1835 
- Hernando DeLeon, who landed in Veragua in 1835 
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Contemporary Notables of the name Deleon (post 1700) +
- Millie DeLeon (1873-1922), stage name of American burlesque dancer Millie Lawrence
- Walter DeLeon (1884-1947), American screenwriter who wrote for 66 films between 1912 and 1953
- Alexander Michael DeLeon (b. 1989), American songwriter and lead singer for the Las Vegas pop rock band, The Cab
- Jack DeLeon (1924-2006), American actor, best known for his role as Marty Morrison on the television series Barney Miller from 1975 to 1982
- Nicholas Lee "Nick" DeLeon (b. 1990), American soccer player
- Idalis DeLeón (b. 1966), American actress, singer, and television host
- Carlos De Leon (b. 1959), nicknamed Sugar De Leon, a Puerto Rican former boxer
- Daniel De Leon (1852-1914), American, born in Curaçao, socialist and founder of the Industrial Workers of the World
- Linda DeLeon, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996 
- Frances Granada DeLeon, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004 
- ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html