Show ContentsVillalpando History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Although the exact origin of the Spanish surname Villalpando is unclear, research suggests that, like most Spanish compound surnames containing the first element "Villa," the surname was adopted as a surname from the name of a place of residence. The Latin "Villa" means town. It is the place name that is uncertain.

Early Origins of the Villalpando family

The surname Villalpando was first found in Andalusia, in southern Spain, the chief city being Seville an ancient pre-Roman Iberian town.

Early History of the Villalpando family

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Villalpando Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Villacreces, Villacrecis, Villacrusis and others.

Early Notables of the Villalpando family

Notable bearers of the family name Villalpando

  • Juan Bautista Villalpando (also Villalpandus, or Villalpanda, 1552-1608), a Spanish Jesuit scholar, mathematician, and architect

Villalpando Ranking

In the United States, the name Villalpando is the 7,236th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States Villalpando migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Villalpando Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Servan De Villalpando, who landed in America in 1814 [2]
Villalpando Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Marus Villalpando, aged 41, who landed in America from Mexico, in 1909
  • Antonio Maria Villalpando, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1921
  • Luis G. Villalpando, aged 30, who immigrated to the United States from Mexico City, Mexico, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Villalpando (post 1700) +

  • Catalina "Cathi" Vásquez Villalpando (b. 1940), American politician, the 39th Treasurer of the United States (1989 to 1993) under President George H. W. Bush
  • Jesse M. Villalpando, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1996 [3]
  • Jorge Villalpando Romo (b. 1985), Mexican footballer
  • David Villalpando (b. 1959), Mexican actor, known for The Mask of Zorro (1998), El Norte (1983) and The Arrival (1996)
  • Ambrosio de Funes Villalpando (1720-1780), Count of Ricla, Captain General of Cuba
  • Cristóbal de Villalpando (1649-1714), Mexican painter, arts administrator and captain of the guard
  • Jorge Villalpando Romo (b. 1985), Mexican professional footballer

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from on Facebook