Basque habitation name from the word "sala," which means "hall," and the Basque word "zahar," which means "old." There is also a place named Salazar in the province of Burgos.
Early Origins of the Salaz family
Castile, where the family held a family seat from the early Middle Ages.
Early History of the Salaz family
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Salaz Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Salazar, Salaz and others.
Early Notables of the Salaz family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Salaz family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan de Salazar, a knight of the Order of Santiago who accompanied Pedro de Mendoza to the Río de la Plata, then continued to Paraguay where he founded the city of Asunció.
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