contain the origins of the prestigious surname Valdespino. The earliest forms of
surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. Some names are derived from the saints of the Christian Church, but many Spanish surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. The
between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries had a profound impact on the development of surnames.
, birthplace of the Christian Reconquest of Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Valdespino research.Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1478, 1557, 1509, 1541, 1490, 1532, 1622 and 1690 are included under the topic Early Valdespino History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Prominent among members of the family Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés (1478-1557), a Spanish historian and writer, commonly known as "Oviedo"; Juan de Valdés (c.
1509-1541), Spanish writer and secretary to King Charles... Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Valdespino Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan and Jorge de Valdés, who arrived in America in 1512; Pedro Valdés, who arrived in New Spain
in 1536; Bartolomé Valdés, who arrived in New Spain
in 1537 with 4 sons and 3 daughters.