Rebello History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The Portuguese surname Rebello is of local origin, deriving from a place name where the first bearer of the name lived or held land. In this instance, the surname is derived from the name of the ancestral seat of the Rebello family, which the members adopted as their family name. Therefore, the surname Rebello signifies "one from the house of Rebelo."

Early Origins of the Rebello family

The surname Rebello was first found in Santa Justa de Lisboa, where the family held their ancestral seat. The progenitor of the Rebello house was Don Paio Delgado, a knight who took part in the conquest of Lisbon in 1147, during the reign of King Alfonso Henrique. Rui Rebelo Vasques, seems to have been the first who took the surname, being master of the house and Couto Rebelo.

Important Dates for the Rebello family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rebello research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1657, 1610, 1665, 1603, 1656, 1610, 1624 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Rebello History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rebello Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rebello, Rebelo and others.

Early Notables of the Rebello family (pre 1700)

Prominent members of the family include Afonso Martin who was Lord of Lobao and Rebelo in the 13th century. Jose de Avelar Rebelo (c. 1600-1657) was a Portuguese painter of the middle 17th century, appointed Royal Painter to the King Dom Joao IV of Portugal. João Lourenço Rebelo ( João Soares Rebelo ) (1610-1665) was...
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Rebello migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rebello Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Antonio Rebello, aged 30, originally from O'Porto, Portugal, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Jean" from Santos, Brazil [1]
  • Albino Rebello, aged 25, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Patria" from Marseilles, France [2]
  • Albino rebello, aged 25, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Uberaba" from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [3]
  • Afonso Rebello, aged 28, originally from Portugal, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Roma" from Lisbon, Portugal [4]
  • Antonio Almeida Rebello, aged 41, originally from Portugal, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Roma" from Lisbon, Portugal [5]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Rebello (post 1700)

  • Stephen Rebello, American writer, screenwriter and former clinical therapist
  • John E. Rebello, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1952 [6]
  • Jeffrey W. Rebello, American politician, Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1992 [6]
  • Luiz Francisco Rebello (b. 1924), Portuguese lawyer, playwright, drama critic, theatrical historian, translator and essayist
  • François Rebello (b. 1970), Canadian politician, MNA for La Prairie (2008-2012)
  • Henry Rebello (1928-2013), Indian triple jumper at the 1948 Summer Olympics
  • Jason Rebello (b. 1969), British jazz pianist and has won several major Jazz Awards including the prestigious Pat Smythe award and The Perrier British Jazz Awards

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Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QT-GWT : 6 December 2014), Antonio Rebello, 22 Mar 1919; citing departure port Santos, Brazil, arrival port New York, ship name Jean, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J671-1W5 : 6 December 2014), Albino Rebello, 23 Jun 1919; citing departure port Marseilles, arrival port New York, ship name Patria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6WK-FWL : 6 December 2014), Albino rebello, 02 Nov 1919; citing departure port Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, arrival port New York, ship name Uberaba, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W2-STY : 6 December 2014), Afonso Rebello, 02 Nov 1919; citing departure port Lisbon, arrival port New York, ship name Roma, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W2-STB : 6 December 2014), Antonio Almeida Rebello, 02 Nov 1919; citing departure port Lisbon, arrival port New York, ship name Roma, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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