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Multiple Origins for the Surname Mireles


Spanish


The surname Mireles derives from the Catalan word "miralla" which means "watch-tower," or "look-out post."

Mireles Early Origins



The surname Mireles was first found in Catalonia, where the original seat of this family was located in the city and province of Lerida.

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Mireles Spelling Variations


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Mireles Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Miralles, Mireles, Mirelles and others.

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Mireles Early History


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Mireles Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mireles research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mireles History 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 or some of its variants were: Catalina Mireles, who came to New Orleans in 1778; Hermenegildo Mirelez, who settled in Puerto Rico in 1849; and Francisco Miralles Herrero, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mireles (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mireles (post 1700)



  • Ken Mireles, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State House of Representatives 117th District, 2012

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Mireles Family Crest Products


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Mireles Family Crest Products




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    Other References

    1. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    8. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Mireles Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mireles 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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