Rezabal History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The noble Spanish surname Rezabal is of locative origin, being derived from the geographic or man made feature in or near which the original bearer lived or held land. The name is derived from the contraction of two Basque
elements "aretze" meaning "calf" and "zabal" meaning "abundance of." Therefore the surname Rezabal may signify that its first bearer lived in a place where, either there were many calves or where calves were fattened before being slaughtered.
Early Origins of the Rezabal family
The surname Rezabal was first found in the province of Guipuzcoa in the northern Basque
Early History of the Rezabal family
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Early Notables of the Rezabal family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rezabal family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Diego de Resa Saldana who emigrated to Peru in 1592 with his mother, brother Lucas, sister Ana, and his brother-in-law.
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