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The distinguished surname Derobles is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The original bearer of the name Derobles, 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 Derobles family originally lived in the village named Robles, which was located in the judicial district of Murias in the province of Leon. This place-name was originally derived from the Spanish word robles, which means oak, and it indicates that the originally bearer of this name resided near oak trees.

Derobles Early Origins



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

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Derobles Spelling Variations


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Derobles Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Robles, de Robles, Roble, Robleda, Robledo, de Robledo, Robledano, Robledillo, de Robledillo, Robreño, Robreno, Robreda, de Robreda, Robredo, de Robredo, Robredillo and many more.

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Derobles Early History


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Derobles Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Derobles research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1181, 1527, 1585 and 1857 are included under the topic Early Derobles History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Derobles Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Derobles Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Derobles were Caspar de Robles or Gaspard di Robles (1527-1585), also known as Billy in Artois, Stadholder of Friesland and Groningen at the beginning of the Eighty Years' War; sixteenth century Spanish theologian Juan Robles; Agustín de Robles, seventeenth century Governor of Río de...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Derobles 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:

Derobles Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anton DeRobles, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835
  • Martin DeRobles, who landed in Rio de la Plata in 1835
  • Pedro DeRobles, who landed in New Spain in 1836
  • Melchor DeRobles, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1837
  • Garcia DeRobles, who arrived in Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1837
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: De long travail, heureuse recompense
Motto Translation: From hard work, come great rewards.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    10. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
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    The Derobles Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Derobles 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.

    This page was last modified on 26 February 2015 at 10:20.

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