contain the origins of the prestigious surname Galiana. The earliest forms of
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is "ez." The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. This surname originally derived from the
Galindo which became popular during the Middle Ages. The surname Galiana primarily appeared in
, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Galiana research.Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1475 and 1534 are included under the topic Early Galiana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.