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Zeledon Early Origins



The surname Zeledon was first found in West Prussia and Pomerelia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Zeledon Spelling Variations


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Zeledon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zeleznik, Zelenski, Zelenka, Zelenys, Zelewski, Zelislawski, Zeleznicki, Zeleznicky, Zelinski, Zelslawski, Zelznik, Czelsnik, Celznik, Selznik and many more.

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Zeledon Early History


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Zeledon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zeledon research. Another 160 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1673 and 1755 are included under the topic Early Zeledon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zeledon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zeledon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zeledon 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: Barbara Zelinka, who came to New Orleans in 1852; Andreas Zelenka, who arrived in Baltimore in 1876; Antonio Zelenka, who came to Baltimore in 1878; Martin Zelewski, who settled in Baltimore in 1881.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zeledon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zeledon (post 1700)



  • Vicente de las Mercedes Herrera Zeledón (1821-1888), Costa Rican politician, President of Costa Rica from 30 July 1876 to 11 September 1877
  • Rodrigo Alberto Carazo Zeledón (b. 1948), Costa Rican politician, economist and lawyer
  • Manuel González Zeledón (1864-1936), Costa Rican writer
  • José María Zeledón Brenes (1877-1949), Costa Rican politician, poet, journalist and writer
  • José Joaquín Rodríguez Zeledón (1837-1917), Costa Rican politician, President of Costa Rica from 1890 to 1894
  • José Castulo Zeledón (1846-1923), Costa Rican ornithologist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Zeledon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zeledon 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 2 March 2017 at 11:07.

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