Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Galiana. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic 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 personal name Galindo which became popular during the Middle Ages. The surname Galiana primarily appeared in Aragon.
Early Origins of the Galiana family
Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Galiana family
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Galiana Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Galindo, Galendo, Galíndez, Galindez and others.
Early Notables of the Galiana family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Galiana family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Galiana Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Galiana (post 1700)
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