Devillarreal History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Noble surnames, such as Devillarreal, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Devillarreal, 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.
Early Origins of the Devillarreal family
The surname Devillarreal was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.
Early History of the Devillarreal family
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Devillarreal Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Villarreal, de Villarreal, Villa Real, de Villa Real, Villareal and many more.
Early Notables of the Devillarreal family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Devillarreal were Bartolomé González de Villaverde (1512-189), a Spanish notary and conquistador. Born in León, Spain, he married María de Santa Cruz, from Paraguay, natural daughter of Spanish conqueror Juan de Santa Cruz. Together, they had 12 children, one of which was Mayor Bartolomé González de Villaverde. Another son, Roque González de Santa Cruz became a Jesuit priest and was the first missionary among the Guarani people in...
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Devillarreal migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Devillarreal Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Ruiz DeVillarreal, who landed in Veragua in 1835 
- Juan DeVillarreal, who landed in New Spain in 1836 
- Diego DeVillarreal, who arrived in Guatemala in 1838 
- Francisco DeVillarreal, who arrived in New Spain in 1838 
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)