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Multiple Origins for the Surname Villegas


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Villegas Early Origins



The surname Villegas was first found in Andalucia, in southern Spain.

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Villegas Spelling Variations


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Villegas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vallegas, Vallegos, Vallegoz, Vallegaz, Valleges, Vilehena, Vilhegas, Vilchena, Vilazel, Vilhena, Villegas, Villegos, Villegoz, Villegaz and many more.

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Villegas Early History


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Villegas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Villegas research. Another 413 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1271 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Villegas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Villegas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Villegas Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Villegas 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:

Villegas Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Virgida Villegas who immigrated to the Spanish Main in 1567
  • Gil De Villegas who came to New Spain in 1575
  • Diego De Villegas who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1576

Villegas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cristobal De Villegas, who landed in America in 1826
  • Diego De Villegas, who arrived in America in 1828
  • Pedro De Villegas, who arrived in America in 1828
  • Juan Villegas, a Spanish soldier who came to New Orleans in 1829
  • G Villegas, aged 32, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Villegas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Villegas (post 1700)



  • Oscar Diaz de Villegas, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1972
  • Mrs. Lupe Villegas, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972
  • Staff Sergeant Ysmael R Villegas, American officer awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1945
  • Luis Villegas, Mexican American guitarist
  • Cristóbal Enrique Zurita Villegas (b. 1919), lawyer from Ecuador
  • Evangelina Villegas (b. 1924), Mexican cereal biochemist
  • Harry "Pombo" Villegas, Cuban Communist revolutionary
  • Petter Villegas (b. 1975), soccer winger from Esmeraldas, Ecuador
  • Roberto Londoño Villegas (1893-1957), distinguished poet

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
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    The Villegas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Villegas 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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