Ovalle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The surname Ovalle is the name of an illustrious and noble family originally from Galicia., whose origins are so ancient that the early genealogy has been lost in time. Etymologically, the word "ovalle" comes from the Latin "vallis" meaning "valley." The original bearer of this name was known by the members of his community as one who came from the valley.
Early Origins of the Ovalle family
The surname Ovalle was first found in the province of Pontevedra in the autonomous northern region of Galicia.
Early History of the Ovalle family
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Early Notables of the Ovalle family (pre 1700)
Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Gonzalo de Ovalle, a "Conquistador" of the Indies... Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ovalle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Ovalle family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ovalle Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Angel Ovalle, aged 48, who landed in America from Panama, Panama, in 1909
- Juan Ovalle, aged 15, who settled in America from Panama, Panama, in 1909
- Ricardo Ovalle, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States from Panama, Panama, in 1911
- Felipe Ovalle, aged 12, who landed in America from Panama, Panama, in 1912
- Luis Ovalle, aged 18, who landed in America from Barranquilla, Colombia, in 1915
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Contemporary Notables of the name Ovalle (post 1700)
- Iñigo Manglano Ovalle (b. 1961), American artist
- Clemente Ovalle (b. 1982), Mexican professional footballer
- Alonso de Ovalle (1603-1651), Chilean Jesuit priest and chronicler of Chilean history
- José Tomás Ovalle (1787-1831), Chilean political figure
- Luis Ovalle (b. 1988), football defender from Panama
- Jaime Ovalle (b. 1894), Brazilian musician
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