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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 setted in 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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Diego De Villegas, who arrived in America in 1828 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Pedro De Villegas, who arrived in America in 1828 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Juan Villegas, a Spanish soldier who setted in New Orleans in 1829
  • G Villegas, aged 32, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (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)



  • Mrs. Lupe Villegas, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972
  • Oscar Diaz de Villegas, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 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



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
  5. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  6. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  7. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. 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 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.

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