Sigala History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The noble Spanish family name Sigala, is classified as being of nickname
origin. In this particular instance, the surname Sigala is derived from the Italian term "cicala," taken from the Latin "cicada," meaning "cigarra" (grasshopper). Thus, the surname Sigala or Cigala was probably given to a rather small or boisterous person.
Early Origins of the Sigala family
The surname Sigala was first found in the province of Valencia
, in the eastern region of the Iberian peninsula. The earliest reference to the family name Sigala is from Italy where Andrís Cicala was executed for attempting to take the life of Emperor Federico.
Early History of the Sigala family
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Early Notables of the Sigala family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sigala family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Franceso Sigalla who arrived in Philadelphia in 1846; and Jose Cigale who settled in Indiana in 1892.
Contemporary Notables of the name Sigala (post 1700)
- Alejandro Gomez Sigala (b. 1960), Venezuelan equestrian
- Pascual Sigala Páez (b. 1968), Mexican politician affiliated with the Party of the Democratic Revolution
- Massimo Sigala (b. 1951), Italian former racing driver
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