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Where did the Spanish Vallejo family come from? What is the Spanish Vallejo family crest and coat of arms? When did the Vallejo family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Vallejo family history?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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Valle, del Valle, Vallés, Valles, de Valles, Vallecillo, Vallejo, de Vallejo, Vallejos and many more.
First found in Castile, in north central Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vallejo research. Another 373 words(27 lines of text) covering the year 1191 is included under the topic Early Vallejo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 105 words(8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vallejo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Vallejo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Vallejo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vallejo 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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