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The original bearer of the name Delvalle, 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. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Delvalle family lived near a valley. There is also a place-name Valle in Santander, which is in northern Spain. The place-name is derived form the Spanish word valle, the English valley and the French vallee, which all derive from the Latin word vallis.

Delvalle Early Origins



The surname Delvalle was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

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Delvalle Spelling Variations


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Delvalle Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Valle, del Valle, Vallés, Valles, de Valles, Vallecillo, Vallejo, de Vallejo, Vallejos and many more.

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Delvalle Early History


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Delvalle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delvalle research. Another 373 words (27 lines of text) covering the year 1191 is included under the topic Early Delvalle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delvalle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delvalle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were sixteenth century doctor Francisco Vallés, physician to King Philip II; seventeenth century Spanish actress María Antonia Vallejo Fernández; seventeenth century Peruvian poet Juan del Valle y Caviedes; eighteenth century Spanish politician and diplomat Antonio Valle Hernández; nineteenth century Guatemalan writer José Cecilio del Valle...

Another 55 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delvalle 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 were:

Delvalle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alonso DelValle, who landed in Cartagena in 1835
  • Lazaro DelValle, who arrived in New Spain in 1836
  • Cristobal DelValle, who arrived in Peru in 1837
  • Francisco DelValle, who landed in New Spain in 1837
  • Tomas DelValle, who arrived in New Spain in 1838
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Delvalle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Antonio Del Valle, aged 29, who settled in America, in 1905
  • Andrew Del Valle, aged 13, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Alfredo del Valle, aged 14, who landed in America from Stafucia, Cuba, in 1910
  • Carlos Del Valle, aged 21, who emigrated to America from San Juan, Porto Rico, in 1913
  • Ambrosio del Valle, aged 37, who landed in America from Havana, Cuba, in 1916
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Delvalle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Delvalle (post 1700)



  • Melissa Del Valle (b. 1969), nicknamed "Honey Girl", an American multiple champion in the sport of women's boxing
  • Louis Del Valle (b. 1968), American boxer and the former WBA light heavyweight title holder
  • Fernando del Valle (b. 1964), American operatic tenor
  • Lieutenant Genera Pedro Augusto del Valle (1893-1978), United States Marine Corps officer who became the first Hispanic to reach the rank of Lieutenant General
  • Adriano del Valle, Spanish poet, sculptor and journalist
  • Eric Arturo Delvalle Cohen-Henríquez (1937-2015), Panamanian politician, President of Panama (1985-1988), Vice President of Panama (1984-1985)
  • Luis Orlando Del Valle Valentín (b. 1987), Puerto Rican professional featherweight boxer
  • Andrés del Valle Rodríguez (1833-1888), President of El Salvador in 1876
  • Aristóbulo del Valle (1845-1896), Argentine lawyer and politician, one of the founders of the Radical Civic Union
  • José Cecilio Díaz del Valle (1780-1834), nicknamed "The Wise", a Honduran-born, philosopher, politician, lawyer, 3rd President-elect of the Federal Republic of Central America in 1823
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    The Delvalle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delvalle 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.

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