Noble surnames, such as Redonda, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Redonda, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain
. In Spain
, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because Spain
was conquered by the Muslim Moors
from the 8th to 12th centuries. The Redonda family originally lived in a round place, such as a field or meadow.
Early Origins of the Redonda family
The surname Redonda was first found in Castile
, an important medieval Christian kingdom in northern Spain.
Early History of the Redonda family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Redonda research.Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1127, 1653, 1702, 1789 and 1795 are included under the topic Early Redonda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Redonda Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Arredondo, de Arredondo, Arredonda, Redondo, Redonda, Redondela, Rodó and many more.
Early Notables of the Redonda family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family Isidoro Arredondo (1653-1702), court painter to King Carlos II; and Nicolás Antonio de Arredondo, Viceroy of Río de la Plata from 1789-1795. He had the streets of Buenos Aires paved, and protected and developed the Argentinian cattle... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Redonda Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Redonda family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Redonda Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- Juan Redonda, who sailed to Río de la Plata in 1535
Redonda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Juan Redonda, who arrived in Rio de la Plata in 1835 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)