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Where did the Spanish Obregon family come from? What is the Spanish Obregon family crest and coat of arms? When did the Obregon family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Obregon family history?The Obregon surname derives from a place named Obregón, in Santander. The place name may derive from the Galician word "obriga" meaning "obligation," or perhaps from the Galician-Portuguese "obraguem" meaning "work."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Obregon, Obregón and others.
First found in Santander. Some scholars suggest that the first to bear this family name was Lope Rodriguez de Obregón, a French prince, who founded the first house of this noble family in the Valley of Cayon, Santander.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Obregon research. Another 343 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1587, 1641, 1657, 1682, 1688, 1698, 1710, 1712, 1754, 1777, 1782, 1794, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Obregon History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Obregon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Obregon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Obregon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Obregon 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.
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