Peralta History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Peralta family
The surname Peralta was first found in Granada, in southern Spain.
Early History of the Peralta family
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Peralta Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Peralta, Peralto, Peralti and others.
Early Notables of the Peralta family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Peralta is the 2,048th most popular surname with an estimated 14,922 people with that name.  However, in South America, the name Peralta is ranked the 82nd most popular surname with an estimated 57 people with that name. 
Peralta migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Peralta Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- 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, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 
- Juan De Peralta, who landed in New Spain in 1834 
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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
- Stacy Peralta (b. 1957), American professional skateboarder, team surfer, entrepreneur, and film and television director
- Thomas Peralta, American Democratic Party 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 Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956 
- Marcelo Peralta (1961-2020), Argentine performer, teacher, composer and arranger who died from coronavirus disease 2019
- 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
- ... (Another 5 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 +
- Luis Maria Peralta and his Adobe by Frances L. Fox.
- ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
- ^ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_common_surnames_in_South_America
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html