Noble surnames, such as Rosalez, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Rosalez, 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. The Rosalez family originally lived in a place where wild roses grew. The surname is derived from the Latin word rosa, which means rose. The family name Rosalez is also derived from the given name Rose.
Early Origins of the Rosalez family
The surname Rosalez was first found in Old Castile
, in the mountains near Santander.
Early History of the Rosalez family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosalez research.Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the year 1352 is included under the topic Early Rosalez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Rosalez Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Ros, de Ros, Rosas, de Rosas, Rosa, de la Rosa, Rosal, del Rosal, Rosales, de Rosales, Rosete, Rosano, Rosana, Roso and many more.
Early Notables of the Rosalez family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were seventeenth century Chilean historian Diego de Rosales, a Jesuit priest who defended the rights of the Indians; seventeenth century Spanish playwright Pedro Rosete; nineteenth century Argentinian military officer Leonardo Rosales; nineteenth century Spanish painter Eduardo... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rosalez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Rosalez family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan del Rosal, who sailed to America in 1513; Gonzalico Rosas sailed to America in 1514; Diego de Rosales sailed to America in 1514; Anton de Ros sailed to America in 1526.