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Multiple Origins for the Surname Peralta


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Peralta Early Origins



The surname Peralta was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.

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Peralta Spelling Variations


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Peralta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Peralta, Peralto, Peralti and others.

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Peralta Early History


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Peralta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Peralta research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1666, 1610 and 1613 are included under the topic Early Peralta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Peralta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Peralta Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Peralta 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:

Peralta Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Ana de Peralta who immigrated to Nicaragua in 1563
  • Bernardina de Peralta who landed in Ecuador in 1579
  • Cristobal de Peralta who arrived in Peru in 1594

Peralta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fernando De Peralta, who landed in America in 1812
  • Bernardina De Peralta, who arrived in America in 1817
  • Pedro Peralta, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1821
  • A Peralta, aged 40, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Juan De Peralta, who landed in New Spain in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Peralta (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Peralta (post 1700)



  • Sergeant Rafael Peralta (1979-2004), American soldier, recipient of the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross
  • Thomas Peralta, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 74th District, 1978
  • Bernice Peralta, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988
  • Alfred C. Peralta, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956
  • Stacy Peralta (b. 1957), American professional skateboarder, team surfer, entrepreneur, and film and television director
  • Arnold Fabián Peralta Sosa (1989-2015), Honduran footballer
  • Sebelio Peralta Álvarez (1939-2014), Roman Catholic bishop, Bishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo (1990-2008) and San Lorenzo (since 2009
  • Joel Peralta Gutiérrez (b. 1976), Dominion Republic Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays
  • María Teresa de Larraín y Guzmán Peralta (1785-1840), former First Lady of Chile and wife of President Agustín Eyzaguirre
  • Gonzalo Peralta (b. 1980), Argentine footballer
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Peralta


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Suggested Readings for the name Peralta



  • Luis Maria Peralta and his Adobe by Frances L. Fox.

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Peralta Family Crest Products


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Peralta Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Peralta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Peralta 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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