Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Ortegal. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins.
Early Origins of the Ortegal family
Castile, in north central Spain.
Early History of the Ortegal family
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Ortegal Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ortega, Ortego, de Ortega, Hortega, de Hortega, Ortiga, Ortegal, Ortigal, Ortiguera, Ortigosa and many more.
Early Notables of the Ortegal family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ortegal family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan de Ortega, who voyaged to Río de la Plata with Pedro de Mendoza in the early years of discovery. He later traveled to Asunción in Paraguay, where he died around 1575. Other early migrants to the New World bearing this surname were: Antó.
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