. The surname Vidalez is derived from the
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."
The surname Vidalez was first found in the four provinces of Catalonia (north- eastern Spain) and in the Balears islands.The earliest reference of the surname Vidalez is a thirteenth century record of a Pedro Vidal, a troubadour in Provence (France,) who died in the year 1200.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vidalez research.Another 68 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1317 and 1581 are included under the topic Early Vidalez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Vidalle, Vital, Vidales, Vitale, Vitel, Vidals and others.
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 Vidalez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Teresa Vidal who came to New Spain
in 1536; and Alonso Vidal who sailed to Peru in 1592. Later settlers included Benito Vidal who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1813.