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.
Early Origins of the Vallejos family
The surname Vallejos was first found in Castile
, in north central Spain.
Early History of the Vallejos family
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.
Vallejos 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 Vallejos 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... 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.
Migration of the Vallejos family to the New World and Oceana
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
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