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Distinguished surnames, such as Orellano, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Orellano, which is a 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. Many Spanish local names reflected Arabic words or place-names, because the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries conquered Spain. The Orellano family originally lived in Navarre. The surname Orellano originally derived from Aurelianus which referred to the farm or estate of Aurelius.

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The surname Orellano was first found in Navarre, one of the medieval Christian kingdoms of northern Spain.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Arellano, de Arellano, Arellana, de Arellana, Arellanes, Orellano, de Orellano, Orellana, de Orellana and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Orellano research. Another 549 words (39 lines of text) covering the years 1110, 1516, and 1646 are included under the topic Early Orellano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Orellano Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Orellano Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Juana de Orellano, who sailed to Peru in 1592 with her six children Francisco, Mayor, Juan, Catalina, Alonso and Antonio
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    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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