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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. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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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 14 December 2015 at 11:16.

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