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The mountainous borders of 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.

Selada Early Origins



The surname Selada was first found in Asturias, birthplace of the Reconquest.

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Selada Spelling Variations


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Selada Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Salinas, Salina, Sala, Salas and others.

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Selada Early History


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Selada Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Selada research. Another 207 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1352, 1513, 1590, 1649, 1720 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Selada History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Selada Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Selada Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Selada were Francisco de Salinas (1513-1590), a Spanish music theorist and organist; seventeenth century poet Juan de Salinas; Alonso Jerónimo de Salas Barbadillo, seventeenth century Spanish playwright and novelist; Don Diego Esteban Gómez de Salinas y Rodríguez de Villarroel (1649-1720), the...

Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Selada Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Selada Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Selada 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.

    This page was last modified on 8 November 2013 at 14:03.

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