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Where did the Spanish Poncedeleon family come from? What is the Spanish Poncedeleon family crest and coat of arms? When did the Poncedeleon family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Poncedeleon family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Leon, Leoni, Leone, Leonelli, Leonetti, Leonie and many more.
First found in Leon, where the name originated in Visigothic times. One of the first records of the surname was Moses de León (c. 1250-1305), a Spanish rabbi and Kabbalist who is thought of as the composer or redactor of the Zohar. And much later, most people know of Juan Ponce de León (1474-1521), the Spanish explorer and conquistador and his association with the legend of the Fountain of Youth.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Poncedeleon research. Another 333 words(24 lines of text) covering the years 1509, 1590, 1549, 1533, 1608, 1474, 1521, 1524, 1591, 1520, 1584, 1527, 1591, 1602, 1658, 1610, 1687, 1749 and 1830 are included under the topic Early Poncedeleon History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 231 words(16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Poncedeleon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Poncedeleon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Poncedeleon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Poncedeleon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poncedeleon 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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