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The distinguished Spanish surname Yglesias is derived from the place name Iglesias, located in the province of Burgos (Castilla la Vieja). As a locative surname, Yglesias signifies "one who dwelled at or near the church." The place name further derives from the Latin "ecclesia," and ultimately from the Greek word "ekklesia," meaning "an assembly or gathering."

Yglesias Early Origins



The surname Yglesias was first found in the province of Burgos in the ancient kingdom of Castile.

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Yglesias Spelling Variations


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Yglesias Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eglesias, Iglesia, Yglesias and others.

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Yglesias Early History


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Yglesias Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Yglesias research. Another 365 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1748 and 1791 are included under the topic Early Yglesias History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Yglesias Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Yglesias Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Yglesias 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:

Yglesias Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cesareo Yglesias, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1897

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    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. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Yglesias Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Yglesias 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 27 March 2015 at 12:56.

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