Montalvo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Montalvo family

The surname Montalvo was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy; it is the chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Istanbul the claim to be the most beautiful city in Europe. Naples has 237 Churches and 57 Chapels. The National Museum and other galleries contain riches in art and artifacts. 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 Montalvo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Montalvo research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1300, and 1575 are included under the topic Early Montalvo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Montalvo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Montalto, Montaldo, Montalti, Montalvo, Montaldi, Monte Alto, Montalvo, Montalt and many more.

Early Notables of the Montalvo family (pre 1700)

By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated the Austrians, and the region came under Spanish rule once more. In 1799...
Another 63 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Montalvo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Montalvo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Montalvo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Garcia De Montalvo, who landed in Peru in 1834 [1]
  • Lope De Montalvo, who landed in Venezuela in 1834 [1]
  • Ramon Montalvo, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • Antonio Montalvo, who landed in Peru in 1879 [1]
  • Luis Montalvo, who arrived in Peru in 1882 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Montalvo (post 1700) +

  • Frank Montalvo (b. 1956), United States federal judge
  • Eric Montalvo, American lawyer and officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve
  • Rafael Edgardo Montalvo (b. 1964), former American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • José Luis Montalvo (1946-1994), Mexican-American writer, poet, and community activist
  • Leo Montalvo, American politician, Mayor of McAllen, Texas, 1997- [2]
  • Anna Montalvo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 2004, 2008 [2]
  • José Ramón Hinojosa Montalvo (b. 1947), Spanish historian and Professor of Medieval History at the University of Alicante
  • Alonso Díaz de Montalvo (1405-1499), Spanish jurist
  • Doctor Juan Jiménez de Montalvo (b. 1551), Spanish oidor (judge) of the Royal Audiencia of Lima
  • Benito Montalvo (b. 1985), Argentine footballer
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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