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The surname Tafolla comes from the place name Tafalla, a town in the Basque region.

Tafolla Early Origins



The surname Tafolla was first found in the region of Navarre.

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Tafolla Spelling Variations


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Tafolla Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tafalla, Tafolla, Tafala, Tafallo, Tafoya and others.

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Tafolla Early History


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Tafolla Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tafolla research. Another 401 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1533, 1679, and 1758 are included under the topic Early Tafolla History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tafolla Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tafolla Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tafolla 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 or some of its variants were: Victorian Tafalla, who settled in Peru in 1592; and Domingo Tafallo, who landed in the Philippines in 1594. Some emigrants, who had been residents of Tafalla, Spain, founded and populated the city of Tafalla in the state of Michoacan, Mexico..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tafolla (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tafolla (post 1700)



  • Carmen Tafolla (b. 1951), American Chicana writer, Poet Laureate of Texas for (2015-2016)
  • Joey Tafolla (b. 1962), American guitarist, member of the heavy metal band Jag Panzer from 1984 to 1985

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Tafolla Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Tafolla Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tafolla 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 30 October 2015 at 00:02.

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