Show ContentsDelrio History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Delrio is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The original bearer of the name Delrio, 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 Delrio family originally lived near a river. The name was derived from the Spanish word "rio," which meant "river."

Early Origins of the Delrio family

The surname Delrio was first found in Asturias, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Delrio family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delrio research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the year 1315 is included under the topic Early Delrio History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Delrio Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ríos, Rios, de Ríos, de los Ríos, de Rios, de los Rios, Río, Rio, del Río, del Rio and many more.

Early Notables of the Delrio family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family were eighteenth century Spanish writer Vicente de los Ríos; nineteenth century Spanish naturalist Andrés Manuel del Río; nineteenth century Mexican chemist and physician Leopoldo Río de la...
Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delrio Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Delrio Ranking

In the United States, the name Delrio is the 5,099th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States Delrio migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Delrio Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Felipe DelRio, who arrived in Guatemala in 1538
  • Bartolome DelRio, who arrived in New Spain in 1555
  • Juana DelRio, who settled in New Spain in 1557
Delrio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Francisco DelRio, who landed in Rio de la Plata in 1835 [2]
  • Jose DelRio, who landed in Texas in 1835 [2]
  • Luisa DelRio, who arrived in America in 1836 [2]
  • Hernando DelRio, who arrived in New Spain in 1836 [2]
  • Gonzalez DelRio, who arrived in New Spain in 1838 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Delrio (post 1700) +

  • David Del Rio (b. 1987), American actor best known for starring on the Nickelodeon series The Troop
  • Bianca Del Rio (b. 1975), Stage name of Roy Haylock, an American actor, drag queen, insult comedian, and costume designer
  • Dolores del Río (1904-1983), born María de los Dolores Asúnsolo López-Negrete, a Mexican actress who was the first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood
  • Jack Louis Del Rio Jr. (b. 1963), American football coach and former player from Castro Valley, California, he played from 1985 to 1996 and coached from 1997, former Head coach of the Oakland Raiders (2015–2017)
  • María del Pilar del Río Sánchez (b. 1950), Spanish journalist, writer and translator, president of José Saramago Foundation
  • Andrés Manuel del Río Fernández (1764-1849), Spanish–Mexican scientist and naturalist who discovered vanadium in 1801
  • Gladys Yolanda del Río Uribe (1941-2021), Chilean actress and comedian, born in Santiago, Chile

  1. ^
  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) on Facebook