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The Spanish surname Hermosillo is of ancient and noble lineage. The origins of the name Hermosillo 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 Hermosillo was used to signify "one who lived in a beautiful place."

Hermosillo Early Origins



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

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Hermosillo Spelling Variations


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Hermosillo Spelling Variations



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

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Hermosillo Early History


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Hermosillo Early History



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

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Hermosillo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hermosillo 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 Hermosillo 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:

Hermosillo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan De Hermosillo, who landed in America in 1815

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hermosillo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hermosillo (post 1700)



  • Marco Xavier Hermosillo, American Democrat politician, Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008

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Hermosillo Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
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    The Hermosillo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hermosillo 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 19 May 2016 at 14:00.

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