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The surname Tellez comes from the personal name Tello derived from the Latin "tellus" meaning "land" or "earth."

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The surname Tellez was first found in Galicia, in the northwest corner of Spain.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tellez, Talles, Tello, Tell, Tel, Telo, Teles and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tellez research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1337, 1370, 1583 and 1648 are included under the topic Early Tellez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Tello of Castile (1337-1370), born in Seville, the...

Another 66 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tellez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tellez Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Francisca Tellez immigrated to Spanish America in 1528
  • Rodrigo Tellez to the Dominican Republic in 1536
  • Juan Tellez settled in Panama in 1539
  • Pedro Tellez in Guatemala in 1557
  • Juan Tellez on the Spanish Main in 1563
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Tellez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Tellez, who landed in America in 1812
  • Francisco Tellez, who landed in America in 1813
  • Francisca Tellez, who arrived in America in 1828
  • Leonor Tellez, who landed in Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1834
  • Heman Tellez, who landed in America in 1835
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  • Óscar Téllez Gómez (b. 1975), former Spanish footballer
  • Erick José Téllez Fonseca (b. 1989), Nicaraguan professional defender
  • Dora María Téllez (b. 1955), Nicaraguan historian, but better known as an icon of the Sandinista Revolution
  • Danny Ernesto Téllez Murillo, Nicaraguan footballer
  • Dulce María Téllez Palacio (b. 1983), Cuban bronze medalist volleyball player who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Luis Manuel Enrique Téllez Kuenzler (b. 1958), Mexican economist, former Secretary of Energy and Secretary of Communications and Transportation
  • Norberto Téllez (b. 1972), Cuban two-time gold and four-time silver medalist runner in the 1990s
  • Félix Molina Téllez, Argentine critic and poet
  • Luis Tellez, singer of Latin music
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    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. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    10. 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.
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    The Tellez Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tellez 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.

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