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The distinguished surname Estrella evokes images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Estrella, 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.

Estrella Early Origins



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

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Estrella Spelling Variations


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Estrella Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Estrada, de Estrada, Estrader, Estrado and others.

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Estrella Early History


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Estrella Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Estrella research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1275 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Estrella History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Estrella Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Estrella Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Estrella 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:

Estrella Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco Del Estrella, who landed in America in 1817
  • Federico Estrella, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Alejo Estrella, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1876
  • Catalina DeLa Estrella, who arrived in Peru in 1879
  • Gabriel Estrella, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1881
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Estrella Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alexander Estrella, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1921
  • Alejandro Estrella, aged 24, who emigrated to America, in 1922
  • Armando Estrella, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Estrella (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Estrella (post 1700)



  • Leoncio Estrella (b. 1975), former American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Evelio S. Estrella, American Republican politician, Republican Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 14th District, 1972, 1976, 1978
  • Conrado F. Estrella Sr. (1917-2011), Filipino politician
  • Miguel Angel Estrella (b. 1940), Argentine pianist
  • Alberto Rodríguez Estrella (b. 1962), Mexican actor
  • Guillermo Guerrero Estrella, Argentine writer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    11. ...

    The Estrella Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Estrella 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 16 January 2016 at 18:35.

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