Rosello History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Rosello, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Rosello, 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 Rosello 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 Rosello is also derived from the given name Rose.

Early Origins of the Rosello family

The surname Rosello was first found in Old Castile, in the mountains near Santander.

Early History of the Rosello family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosello research. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1352 is included under the topic Early Rosello History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rosello Spelling Variations

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 Rosello 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 Rosello Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rosello Ranking

In France, the name Rosello is the 5,454th most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [1]


United States Rosello migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rosello Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Juan Pablo Rosello, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1836 [2]
  • Drigo Rosello, aged 25, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1847 [2]
  • Jose Ramon Rosello, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [2]
  • Jose Rosello, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1877 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Rosello (post 1700) +

  • Pau Roselló (b. 1990), Spanish épée fencer, silver team medallist in the 2014 European Fencing Championships
  • Vicente Ferrer Roselló (b. 1959), Spanish politician who belongs to the People's Party (PP)
  • Joaquín Luque Roselló (1865-1932), Spanish painter
  • Gastón Nahuel Roselló Gazo (b. 1997), Uruguayan footballer who plays as a defender for Rampla Juniors
  • Carlos Roselló Betbeze (1922-2004), Uruguayan basketball player who competed in the 1948 and the 1952 Summer Olympics
  • Jesús Rosello Olivera (b. 1946), Cuban three-time silver medalist rowing coxswain at the 1968 Summer Olympics, 1972 Summer Olympics and the 1976 Summer Olympics
  • David Rosello Rodríguez (b. 1950), Puerto Rican former Major League Baseball player. He played all or part of nine seasons in the majors, between 1972 and 1981


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ 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)


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