From the historical and enchanting region of Spain
emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Dereina family. The Dereina surname is derived from the Latin "regis, " meaning "royal." The Spanish word "rey" means "king," while "reina" means "queen." Bearing this name does not necessarily imply royal ancestry however; as, when surnames first began to be used in Medieval Spain
, nicknames were often taken on as surnames.
Early Origins of the Dereina family
The surname Dereina was first found in Castile
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Dereina family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dereina research.Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1204, 1652, 1676 and 1892 are included under the topic Early Dereina History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Dereina Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Reyes, Rey, de Reyes, de los Reyes, del Rey, Reina, de la Reina, de Reina, Reinoso, de Reinoso, Reynoso, de Reynoso, Reinosa, de Reinosa, Reynosa, de Reynosa, Real, de Real and many more.
Early Notables of the Dereina family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were sixteenth century Spanish theologian and Bible translator Casiodoro Reina; sixteenth century Spanish poet Rodrigo de Reinosa; sixteenth century Spanish writer Francisco de la Reina; seventeenth century Spanish poet and playwright Andrés Rey de Artieda; Juan de los Reyes (c1652 - 1676), a Spanish priest... Another 54 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dereina Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Dereina family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dereina Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Luis DeReina, who arrived in New Spain in 1835 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)