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The original bearer of the name Valle, 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. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Valle family lived near a valley. There is also a place-name Valle in Santander, which is in northern Spain. The place-name is derived form the Spanish word valle, the English valley and the French vallee, which all derive from the Latin word vallis.

Valle Early Origins



The surname Valle was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

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Valle Spelling Variations


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Valle Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Valle, del Valle, Vallés, Valles, de Valles, Vallecillo, Vallejo, de Vallejo, Vallejos and many more.

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Valle Early History


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Valle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Valle research. Another 373 words (27 lines of text) covering the year 1191 is included under the topic Early Valle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Valle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Valle Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were sixteenth century doctor Francisco Vallés, physician to King Philip II; seventeenth century Spanish actress María Antonia Vallejo Fernández; seventeenth century Peruvian poet Juan del Valle y Caviedes; eighteenth century Spanish politician and diplomat Antonio Valle Hernández; nineteenth century Guatemalan writer José Cecilio del Valle...

Another 55 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Valle 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:

Valle Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Alonso del Valle, who sailed to America in 1509
  • Juan del Valle sailed to America in 1517
  • Andrés del Valle sailed to America in 1528
  • Bartolomé del Valle sailed to Peru in 1592

Valle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elizabeth Valle, who landed in Maryland in 1679

Valle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alonso Del Valle, who landed in America in 1809
  • Bernardo Valle, who settled in New Orleans in 1813
  • Bernardo Valle, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1813
  • Joseph Valle came to New York by ship in 1824
  • Francisco Valle, who settled in New Orleans in 1827
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Valle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Valle (post 1700)



  • David Valle (b. 1960), American former Major League Baseball player
  • Richard Valle, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for California, 2000
  • Fred Valle, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972
  • Rafael del Valle, American Republican politician, Postmaster at San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1925-34 (acting, 1925-30)
  • R. F. del Valle, American Democrat politician, Member of California State Assembly 2nd District, 1880, 1881-83; Presidential Elector for California, 1880
  • Miguel del Valle (b. 1951), American Democrat politician, Member of Illinois State Senate 2nd District, 1987-2006; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2008; Chicago city clerk, 2006-11
  • Ignacio Del Valle, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 2nd District, 1852-53
  • Frank Della Valle, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 2000 (Conservative, 15th District), 2002 (Republican, 16th District)
  • Evaristo Valle, Spanish painter
  • Franco Valle (1940-2003), Italian Olympic bronze medalist boxer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    11. ...

    The Valle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Valle 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.

    This page was last modified on 31 October 2016 at 13:57.

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