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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.

Villalta Early Origins



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

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Villalta Spelling Variations


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Villalta Spelling Variations



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

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Villalta Early History


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Villalta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Villalta research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1552, 1608, 1616 and 1694 are included under the topic Early Villalta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Villalta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Villalta Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Villalta 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Villalta (post 1700)


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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    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. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Villalta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Villalta 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 8 June 2015 at 08:40.

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