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

Tello Early Origins



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

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Tello Spelling Variations


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Tello Spelling Variations



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

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Tello Early History


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Tello Early History



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

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Tello Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tello Early Notables (pre 1700)



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 Tello 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 were:

Tello Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Juan Tello and his family were among the first settlers of Spanish America, arriving in 1513
  • Garcia Tello to Venezuela in 1534
  • Francisco Tello sailed to the Spanish Main in 1536
  • Maria Tello and her two daughters sailed to New Spain in 1581
  • Juana de Medina Tello to the Philippines in 1595

Tello Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Tello, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Garcia Tello, who landed in Venezuela in 1834
  • Antonio Tello, who landed in New Spain in 1835
  • Francisco Tello, who arrived in Spanish Main in 1836
  • Jose Maria Tello, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tello (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tello (post 1700)



  • Stephen "Steve" J. Tello (b. 1950), American television executive, Senior Vice President and General Manager of FOX Sports Houston
  • Manuel Diego Tello Jorge (b. 1984), Spanish footballer
  • Cristian Tello Herrera (b. 1991), Spanish footballer
  • Claudio Tello (1963-2014), Chilean footballer who played from 1988 to 1992, member of the Chile National Team in 1988
  • Edier Tello (b. 1990), Colombian football forward
  • Gary Tello Mery (b. 1993), Chilean professional footballer
  • Carlos Tello Macías (b. 1938), Mexican socialist-oriented economist, academic and diplomat, former ambassador to Cuba, Portugal and Russia
  • Manuel Tello Baurraud (1898-1971), Mexican diplomat who represented his country at the League of Nations (1938 to 1941)
  • Julio César Tello (1880-1947), Peruvian archaeologist, the "father of Peruvian archeology"
  • Rodrigo Álvaro Tello Valenzuela (b. 1979), Chilean footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    9. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    10. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
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    The Tello Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tello 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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