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Valiente History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Noble surnames, such as Valiente, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Valiente, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Valiente family originally lived in the place named Valenzuela. This place named is derived from the place-name Valencia, and it means little Valencia. The city of Valencia is situated on the Guadalaviar (now Turia) river. The city was first named Valencia de Campos by the king of Leon in 1150.


Early Origins of the Valiente family


The surname Valiente was first found in Castile, and important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Valiente family


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Valiente Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Valenzuela, de Valenzuela, Valensuela, de Valensuela, Valenz, Valens, Valente, Valiente, Valentín, Valentin and many more.

Early Notables of the Valiente family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family were Alonzo Valiente (1482-1564), Spanish conqueror, cousin and secretary of Hernan Cortés and secretary, one of the first governors of Mexico City; Juan Valiente (ca. 1505-1533), a Spanish black conquistador who participated in the expeditions of Pedro de Almagro in present-day Guatemala and Chile; Fernando de Valenzuela (1630-1692), 1st Marquis of Villasierra, Grandee of Spain, a Spanish royal favourite...
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Migration of the Valiente family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Valiente Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Andrés Valiente, who arrived in America in 1517
  • Juan Valiente, who settled in New Spain in 1536

Valiente Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andres Valiente, who arrived in America in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Ramon Valiente, aged 45, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Juan Valiente, who arrived in New Spain in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Antonio Valiente, aged 30, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1857 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Pablo Valiente, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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Contemporary Notables of the name Valiente (post 1700)


  • Randy Valiente, Philippine comic book artist
  • Bishop Mariano Vivanco Valiente (1933-2004), Cuban prelate, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Matanzas (1987–2004)
  • José Francisco Valiente (b. 1911), Salvadoran politician who was, a member of the Civic-Military Directory
  • Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente (1917-1956), Argentine gold medalist sport shooter in 25 metre rapid fire pistol at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
  • Doreen Edith Dominy Valiente (1922-1999), English Wiccan from Surrey who was responsible for writing much of the early religious liturgy within the tradition of Gardnerian Wicca
  • Marc Valiente Hernández (b. 1987), Spanish professional footballer who plays mainly as a central defender for Serbian club Partizan

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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