Villareals History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Noble surnames, such as Villareals, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Villareals, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate.
Early Origins of the Villareals family
The surname Villareals was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.
Early History of the Villareals family
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Villareals Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Villarreal, de Villarreal, Villa Real, de Villa Real, Villareal and many more.
Early Notables of the Villareals family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Villareals were Bartolomé González de Villaverde (1512-189), a Spanish notary and conquistador. Born in León, Spain, he married María de Santa Cruz, from Paraguay, natural daughter of Spanish conqueror Juan de Santa Cruz. Together, they had 12 children, one of which was Mayor Bartolomé González de Villaverde. Another son, Roque González de Santa Cruz became a Jesuit priest and was the first missionary among the Guarani people in...
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Migration of the Villareals family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Luis de Villareal, who sailed to America in 1512; Juan de Villarreal sailed to America in 1513; Lope de Villarreal sailed to New Spain in 1534; Martí.
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