Vallejo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The original bearer of the name Vallejo, 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 Vallejo 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.
Early Origins of the Vallejo family
The surname Vallejo was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.
Early History of the Vallejo family
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Vallejo Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Valle, del Valle, Vallés, Valles, de Valles, Vallecillo, Vallejo, de Vallejo, Vallejos and many more.
Early Notables of the Vallejo family (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; nineteenth century...
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Vallejo migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Vallejo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- Pedro Vallejo, who voyaged to Mexico with the expedition of Hernán Cortés in 1519
- García de Vallejo, who sailed to Peru in 1534
- Antonio Vallejo, who sailed to Río de la Plata in 1535
- Bernaldo de Vallejo, who sailed to Hispaniola in 1565
- Catalina Vallejo, who sailed to New Spain in 1579
Vallejo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Lope De Vallejo, who arrived in America in 1810 
- Juan Vallejo, who landed in America in 1814 
- Agustin Vallejo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1823 
- Pedro De Vallejo, who arrived in America in 1826 
- Miguel Vallejo, who landed in America in 1828 
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Contemporary Notables of the name Vallejo (post 1700) +
- Linda Vallejo (b. 1951), Mexican-American artist
- Boris Vallejo (b. 1941), Peruvian-born, American painter
- Edward Vallejo, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2008 
- Alfonso Vallejo (b. 1943), Spanish playwright, poet, painter and neurologist
- Antonio Buero Vallejo (1916-2000), Spanish playwright, considered the most important Spanish dramatist of the Spanish Civil War
- Demetrio Vallejo (1912-1985), Mexican railroad worker and union activist
- César Abraham Vallejo Mendoza (1892-1938), Peruvian poet, writer, playwright, and journalist
- Camila Antonia Amaranta Vallejo Dowling (b. 1988), Chilean politician, Deputy of the Chamber of Deputies of Chile for the 26th district (2014-2018), President of the University of Chile Student Federation (2010-2011)
- Andrés Vallejo Arcos, Ecuadorian lawyer, journalist and politician, Mayor of Quito in 2009
- Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (1807-1890), Californian military commander, politician, and rancher
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Related Stories +
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html