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