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Vilas Early Origins



The surname Vilas was first found in Andalucia, in southern Spain.

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Vilas Spelling Variations


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Vilas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vallegas, Vallegos, Vallegoz, Vallegaz, Valleges, Vilehena, Vilhegas, Vilchena, Vilazel, Vilhena, Villegas, Villegos, Villegoz, Villegaz and many more.

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Vilas Early History


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Vilas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vilas research. Another 413 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1271 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Vilas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vilas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vilas Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vilas 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:

Vilas Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Vilas, who landed in Massachusetts in 1720

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vilas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vilas (post 1700)



  • William Freeman Vilas (1840-1908), American Democrat politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly, 1885; U.S. Postmaster General, 1885-88; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1888-89; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1891-97
  • Martin Samuel Vilas (b. 1870), American politician, Member of Vermont State Senate from Chittenden County, 1917-23
  • Levi B. Vilas (1811-1879), American politician, Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin, 1861-62
  • Guillermo Vilas (b. 1977), tennis player

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Vilas Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    8. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Vilas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vilas 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 28 October 2015 at 10:25.

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