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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.

Ovalle Early Origins



The surname Ovalle was first found in the province of Pontevedra in the autonomous northern region of Galicia.

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Ovalle Spelling Variations


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Ovalle Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ovalles, Ovalle and others.

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Ovalle Early History


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Ovalle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ovalle research. Another 399 words (28 lines of text) covering the year 1524 is included under the topic Early Ovalle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ovalle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ovalle Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ovalle (post 1700)


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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. 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).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Ovalle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ovalle 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.

    This page was last modified on 11 January 2014 at 14:37.

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