Early Origins of the Magallanes family
The surname Magallanes was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), originally the capital of Tuscany
, then capital of the kingdom of Italy. On the River Arno there are numerous Florentine Churches, Museums, Galleries. It dates back to 313 A.D. The history is complex and turbulent. The de' Medici family are the notables. They were expelled in 1494 but they returned in 1512, out in 1527 and then returned. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Magallanes family
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Magallanes Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Magalhaes, Magalotti, Magalocci, Magalli, Magali, Magalhayes, Magalhes, Magalhas and many more.
Early Notables of the Magallanes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Magallanes family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Magallanes Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- Juan Magallanes, who settled in Cuba in 1518
Contemporary Notables of the name Magallanes (post 1700)
- Julián David Magallanes (b. 1986), Argentine footballer
- Everardo "Ever" Magallanes Espinoza (1965-2013), Mexican-born, former Major League Baseball player and all-star minor league player, inducted into the Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame (2013)
- Robert Magallanes (b. 1969), Mexican-born, manager of the Birmingham Barons, the Chicago White Sox Double-A minor league affiliate
- Nicholas Magallanes (1922-1977), Mexican-born, first-generation principal dancer with the New York City Ballet
- Adelfo Magallanes Campos (1910-1988), Peruvian footballer, member of the Peru national football team
- Gerardo Federico Magallanes González (1976-2002), Uruguay a retired football player who played for the Uruguayan national football team and was a participant at the 2002 FIFA World Cup