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The surname Torruellas 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Torelli, Torrello, Torrelles, Torruellas, Torrelo, Torrelli, Torrellas, Torreil and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Torruellas research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1658, 1709, 1712, 1780 and 1762 are included under the topic Early Torruellas History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 81 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Torruellas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: FrankTorello, who arrived in New York, NY in 1888; Peter Torelli, who was recorded in California in 1890; as well as Giuseppe Torello, who arrived in New York city in 1893..
The Torruellas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Torruellas 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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