Origins Available: Italian, Spanish
local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Montecalvo family originally lived in a mountainous region of that province. This local name was originally derived from the Spanish word monte, which means hill or wooded upland.
Early Origins of the Montecalvo family
Basque region of northern Spain in a hamlet near Berantevilla in Álava.
Early History of the Montecalvo family
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Montecalvo Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Montoya, de Montoya, Monte, Montes, de Montes, Móntez, Montez, Montero, Monteros, de los Monteros, Montecillo, Montejo, de Montejo, Mont, Montaña, Montana, Montaño and many more.
Early Notables of the Montecalvo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Montecalvo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Montecalvo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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