Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Selada. The original bearer of the name Selada, 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 name Selada is a corruption of the surname Salillas, which is derived from the Germanic word "sal," which means "building" and the diminutive ending "illas." The first bearer of this surname inhabited a large building or fortress, which was the most prominent construction of the town.
Early Origins of the Selada family
Asturias, birthplace of the Reconquest.
Early History of the Selada family
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Selada Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Salinas, Salina, Sala, Salas and others.
Early Notables of the Selada family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Selada family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso de Salas, who sailed to America in 1513; Francisco de Salinas, to San Juan Island in 1533; Beltrán de la Sala, to Peru in 1534; Rodrigo Salinas, to Peru in 1534.
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