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The Spanish surname Hermosilla is of ancient and noble lineage. The origins of the name Hermosilla are toponymic, as it is derived from the place-name where the original bearer lived or owned land. The name is derived from the Spanish word "hermosa" which means "beautiful." Thus, the family name Hermosilla was used to signify "one who lived in a beautiful place."

Hermosilla Early Origins



The surname Hermosilla was first found in the ancient Castilian province of Santander. The earliest reference to the name Hermosilla is from 1409, when Diego Guiterrez de Hermosa became the Chief Justice of Castille.

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Hermosilla Spelling Variations


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Hermosilla Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hermoso, Hermosa, Hermosilla, Hermosillo, Hermosello and many more.

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Hermosilla Early History


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Hermosilla Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hermosilla research. Another 376 words (27 lines of text) covering the year 1701 is included under the topic Early Hermosilla History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hermosilla Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hermosilla Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hermosilla 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:

Hermosilla Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Luis De Hermosilla, who arrived in America in 1816

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hermosilla (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hermosilla (post 1700)



  • Jerome Hermosilla (1800-1861), Spanish missionary to Manila, Bishop in East Asia, Canonized in 1988 by Pope John Paul II

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Hermosilla Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
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    The Hermosilla Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hermosilla 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 29 March 2016 at 08:02.

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