Noble surnames, such as Sandobal, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Sandobal, 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 Sandobal family originally lived in the place named Sandoval in the province of Burgos. This place-name was originally Sannoval, which was originally derived from the Latin word "saltus," which means "grove" or "wood," and "novalis," which refers to newly cleared land.
Early Origins of the Sandobal family
The surname Sandobal was first found in Castile
, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Sandobal family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sandobal research.Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1492, and 1845 are included under the topic Early Sandobal History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sandobal Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sandoval, de Sandoval, Sandobal, de Sandobal, Sandovel and many more.
Early Notables of the Sandobal family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Sandobal were seventeenth century Spanish historian Prudencio de Sandoval; seventeenth century Spanish politician Francisco Sandoval y Rojas, Marquis of Denia and first Duke of Lerma... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sandobal Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sandobal family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gonzalo de Sandoval, who accompanied Hernán Cortés on his expedition to Mexico in 1519; and later was appointed Governor of Veracruz. Other early migrants to the New World included Alonso Sandoval, who sailed to Peru in 1594.
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