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The surname Saldana comes from the place name Saldaña, which is located in Leon.

Saldana Early Origins



The surname Saldana was first found in the former Kingdom of Leon, as well as in old Castile.

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Saldana Spelling Variations


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Saldana Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Saldaña, Saldana, Zaldaña, Zaldana and others.

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Saldana Early History


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Saldana Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Saldana research. Another 362 words (26 lines of text) covering the year 1755 is included under the topic Early Saldana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Saldana Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Saldana Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Saldana Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Saldana Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Gregorio de Saldana and Francisco de Saldana, who arrived in America in 1517
  • Hipolito de Saldana arrived in Spanish America in 1534
  • Juan de Saldana settled in Peru in 1560
  • Bartolome de Saldana and his family in Nicaragua settled in America 1561
  • Juan de Saldana sailed with his family arrived in New Spain in 1577
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Saldana Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Abraham Dovall Saldana, who arrived in Jamaica in 1743
  • Solomon Saldana, who landed in Jamaica in 1746

Saldana Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio De Saldana, who landed in America in 1817
  • Francisco De Saldana, who arrived in America in 1817
  • Gregorio De Saldana, who landed in America in 1817
  • Jose Saldana, aged 30, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Hipolito De Saldana, who arrived in America in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Saldana (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Saldana (post 1700)



  • Nelson Saldana, former American Track Cycling Champion
  • Todd Saldana, retired American soccer midfielder
  • Diana Saldaña (b. 1971), former United States magistrate judge in Texas
  • Joey Saldana (b. 1972), American sprint car racing driver
  • Joe Saldana (b. 1944), former American driver in the USAC and CART Championship Car series
  • Lori R. Saldaña (b. 1958), American politician
  • Gilbert R. Saldana, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 21st District, 1986
  • Theresa Saldana (b. 1954), American film and television actress
  • Zoe Saldana (b. 1978), American actress
  • María Elena Saldaña, Mexican television actress
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    8. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. 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.
    11. ...

    The Saldana Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Saldana 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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