Villalta History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Although the exact origin of the Spanish surname Villalta 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 Villalta family
The surname Villalta was first found in Andalusia, in southern Spain
, the chief city being Seville an ancient pre-Roman Iberian town.
Early History of the Villalta family
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Villalta Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Villacreces, Villacrecis, Villacrusis and others.
Early Notables of the Villalta family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Villalta family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Villacrea, who arrived in America in 1528. In later years, Juan Villacor, arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860.
Contemporary Notables of the name Villalta (post 1700)
- Luis Villalta Aquino (1969-2004), Peruvian-born, American professional boxer, who was nicknamed "El Puma"
- Ronald Alberto Villalta Medina (b. 1987), Salvadoran football player
- Alberto Villalta Ávila (b. 1947), Salvadorian retired football player
- Miguel Ángel Villalta Hurtado (b. 1981), Peruvian footballer; he has made 28 appearances for the Peru national football team
- Renato Villalta (b. 1955), Italian gold, silver and bronze medalist former basketball player
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