Torruella History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Torruella family
The surname Torruella was first found in Milan (Italian: Milano, Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. The two palaces in the Piazza del Duomo, Palazzo Reale and the palace of the archbishops are notable. The city is rich in art, museums, galleries and sights. Castello Sforzesco stands in the Parco. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Torruella family
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Torruella Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Torelli, Torrello, Torrelles, Torruellas, Torrelo, Torrelli, Torrellas, Torreil and many more.
Early Notables of the Torruella family (pre 1700)
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Torruella migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Torruella Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Francisco Javier Torruella, aged 34, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Antonio Lopez" from Bordeaux, France 
- Rita Torruella, aged 38, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Mohawk" from San Juan, Puerto Rico 
Contemporary Notables of the name Torruella (post 1700) +
- Juan Rafael Torruella del Valle Sr. (1933-2020), American jurist from Puerto Rico, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (1994-2001)
Related Stories +
- ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67V-R53 : 6 December 2014), Francisco Javier Torruella, 18 May 1919; citing departure port Bordeaux, arrival port New York, ship name Antonio Lopez, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
- ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6FZ-FQM : 6 December 2014), Rita Torruella, 29 Aug 1920; citing departure port San Juan, Puerto Rico, arrival port New York, ship name Mohawk, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).