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The distinguished surname Vidales has its origins in the mountainous Regions of Spain. The surname Vidales is derived from the personal name Vidal and literally means "son or descendant of Vidal." The personal name Vidal is derived from the Latin name "Vitalis," from the word "vita," which means "life."

Vidales Early Origins



The surname Vidales was first found in the four provinces of Catalonia (north- eastern Spain) and in the Balears islands.The earliest reference of the surname Vidales is a thirteenth century record of a Pedro Vidal, a troubadour in Provence (France,) who died in the year 1200.

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Vidales Spelling Variations


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Vidales Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vidalle, Vital, Vidales, Vitale, Vitel, Vidals and others.

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Vidales Early History


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Vidales Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vidales research. Another 348 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1317 and 1581 are included under the topic Early Vidales History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vidales Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vidales Early Notables (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 ejemplo, Bernardo Vidal, Counselor of King James I, who...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vidales 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:

Vidales Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Manuel Vidales, who arrived in Texas in 1835
  • Costanza Vidales, who landed in New Spain in 1836

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vidales (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vidales (post 1700)



  • Juana Vidales, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004
  • Jane Vidales, American Democrat politician, Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008
  • Francisco Javier Rodríguez Vidales (b. 1965), Spanish football coach
  • Damián Zepeda Vidales (b. 1978), Mexican politician, Deputy of the LXII Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing Sonora (2013-)
  • Luis Vidales (1904-1990), Colombian poet and writer
  • Jhonny Víctor Vidales Lature (b. 1992), Peruvian footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    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. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Vidales Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vidales 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.

    This page was last modified on 20 May 2016 at 11:08.

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