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The noble Spanish surname Revilla is of toponymic origin, as it derives its origin from a particular place-name near which the original bearer lived or held land. Revilla is derived from the place-name Revilla, which is in turn a compound of the words "rey" meaning "king " and "villa" meaning "borough," literally "villa del rey" translated as "borough of the King."
The surname Revilla was first found in the Castilian provinces of Huesca, Aragon
Spelling variations of this family name include: Revilla, Revila, Reville, Revillas and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Revilla research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Revilla History in all our PDF Extended History products
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Revilla Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Revilla Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- M Revilla, aged 30, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1837
- Eusibius Revilla, aged 42, landed in New Orleans, La in 1854
Revilla Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Julian Revilla, aged 18, who landed in America from Santander, Spain, in 1909
- Jose Revilla, aged 27, who settled in America from Osnago, Spain, in 1914
- Pidro Revilla, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States from Santander, Spain, in 1915
- Frederico G. Revilla, aged 26, who settled in America from Mexico City, Mexico, in 1915
- Jesus Revilla, aged 33, who emigrated to the United States from Santander, Spain, in 1916
- Gilberto R. Revilla, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972
- Elva Revilla, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004 (alternate), 2008
- Miguel Ángel Revilla Roiz (b. 1943), Spanish President of the Autonomous Community of Cantabria
- Emiliano Revilla (1928-1988), Spanish industrialist and politician kidnapped by the Basque in 1988
- Luis "Lucho" Revilla (b. 1972), Bolivian politician
- Strike Bautista Revilla (b. 1970), born Edwin Mortel Bautista, incumbent mayor of Bacoor
- Ramon "Jolo" Revilla III (b. 1988), born Jose Lorenzo Hernandez Bautista, a Filipino actor
- Ramon Revilla Sr. (b. 1927), born Jose Acuña Bautista, a Filipino actor and former Senator of the Philippines
- Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. (b. 1966), born Jose Marie Mortel Bautista, a Filipino actor, politician and senator of the Republic of the Philippines
- Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
- Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
- Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
- Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
- de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
- Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- 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.
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
The Revilla Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Revilla 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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