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The Villafana surname is a Portuguese and Galician name from Davila, meaning "from a town or village."

Villafana Early Origins



The surname Villafana was first found in the Spanish town of Avila.

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Villafana Spelling Variations


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Villafana Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: D'Avilla, Da Villa, D'Avila, Devilla, Davilla, De Villa, Avila, Avilla, Villa and many more.

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Villafana Early History


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Villafana Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Villafana research. Another 286 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1569, and 1894 are included under the topic Early Villafana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Villafana Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Villafana Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Villafana 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:

Villafana Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cristobal De Villafana, who arrived in Florida in 1838
  • Juan De Villafana, who landed in Florida in 1838

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Villafana Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. 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).
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 19676. Print.
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    The Villafana Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Villafana 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 24 December 2016 at 13:22.

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