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Noble surnames, such as Devalenzuela, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Devalenzuela, 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 Devalenzuela family originally lived in the place named Valenzuela. This place named is derived from the place-name Valencia, and it means little Valencia. The city of Valencia is situated on the Guadalaviar (now Turia) river. The city was first named Valencia de Campos by the king of Leon in 1150.

Devalenzuela Early Origins



The surname Devalenzuela was first found in Castile, and important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Devalenzuela Spelling Variations


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Devalenzuela Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Valenzuela, de Valenzuela, Valensuela, de Valensuela, Valenz, Valens, Valente, Valiente, Valentín, Valentin and many more.

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Devalenzuela Early History


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Devalenzuela Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Devalenzuela research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1360, 1630, 1692 and 1690 are included under the topic Early Devalenzuela History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Devalenzuela Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Devalenzuela Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Fernando de Valenzuela, 1st Marquis of Villasierra, Grandee of Spain, (1630-1692), a Spanish royal favourite and minister; seventeenth century Spanish ecclesiastic Juan Bautista Valenzuela Velázquez; seventeenth century Spanish statesman Fernando Valenzuela y Enciso; Juan de Valenzuela...

Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Devalenzuela 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:

Devalenzuela Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego DeValenzuela, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1835
  • Martin DeValenzuela, who arrived in Veragua in 1835
  • Francisco DeValenzuela, who arrived in Guatemala in 1838

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Devalenzuela Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Devalenzuela 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 27 March 2015 at 08:37.

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