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The original bearer of the name Vallejos, 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 Vallejos 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.

Vallejos Early Origins



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

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Vallejos Spelling Variations


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Vallejos 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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Vallejos Early History


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Vallejos Early History



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

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Vallejos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vallejos 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 Vallejos 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:

Vallejos Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bernabe Vallejos, aged 27, who arrived in America, in 1917
  • Enrique Vallejos, aged 42, who arrived in America, in 1918
  • Anotonio Vallejos, aged 24, who arrived in America, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vallejos (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vallejos (post 1700)



  • Luis Daniel Vallejos Obregón (b. 1981), Costa Rican professional footballer
  • Fabiana Gisela Vallejos (b. 1985), Argentine women's association football player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    4. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Vallejos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vallejos 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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