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Vasallo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Italian , Spanish


The distinguished surname Vasallo has roots in Spain, and is classified as being of occupational origin. It can be said that the most ancient and most interesting of surnames are those derived from the occupation of the original bearer. "Vasallo" has its roots in the Celtic word "vassallos" that came into the Italian and Castilian languages by way of the Latin "vassallus," meaning "vassal." The word Vasallo, and therefore the family surname Vasallo, is defined as "he who receives benefits or honor of a Lord, such as lands, money, or the condition of Knighthood, in exchange for important services that had been given to him."


Early Origins of the Vasallo family


The surname Vasallo was first found in the ancient kingdom of Castile. However, the surname Vasallo also has its origins in Italy, in the city of Genoa. Nonetheless, the family surname Vasallo was probably introduced to Castile in the eleventh and twelfth centuries.

Early History of the Vasallo family


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Vasallo Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Vassallo, Vassailo, Vazalo, Vasallos and others.

Early Notables of the Vasallo family (pre 1700)


Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por...
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Migration of the Vasallo family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vasallo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pedro Vasallo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1819 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Francisco Vasallo who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1822
  • Francisco Vasallo, aged 54, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1822 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Ildefonso Vasallo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • IIdefonso Vasallo who also arrived in Puerto Rico in 1843

Contemporary Notables of the name Vasallo (post 1700)


  • Nicholas Roy Vasallo (b. 1979), American composer from Oakland, California
  • Brigitte Vasallo (b. 1973), Spanish writer and antiracist, feminist and LGBTI activist
  • Bartolomé Vasallo (1874-1945), Argentine surgeon and benefactor; he donated Palacio Vasallo, the seat of the Legislative Branch of the municipal government of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina in 1911
  • Francisco Vasallo, Puerto Rican politician, Mayor of Ponce, Puerto Rico in 1820 and 1832
  • Aldenay Vasallo Machado (b. 1977), Cuban gold medalist hammer thrower at the Central American and Caribbean Games (1998)
  • Jesús Vasallo Ramos (b. 1919), Spanish author of drama novels

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  1. ^ 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)


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