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Where did the Spanish Robledo family come from? What is the Spanish Robledo family crest and coat of arms? When did the Robledo family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Robledo family history?The distinguished surname Robledo is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The original bearer of the name Robledo, 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. The Robledo family originally lived in the village named Robles, which was located in the judicial district of Murias in the province of Leon. This place-name was originally derived from the Spanish word robles, which means oak, and it indicates that the originally bearer of this name resided near oak trees.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Robles, de Robles, Roble, Robleda, Robledo, de Robledo, Robledano, Robledillo, de Robledillo, Robreño, Robreno, Robreda, de Robreda, Robredo, de Robredo, Robredillo and many more.
First found in Castile, in north central Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Robledo research. Another 376 words(27 lines of text) covering the years 1181 and 1857 are included under the topic Early Robledo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 72 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Robledo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Robledo Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: De long travail, heureuse recompense
Motto Translation: From hard work, come great rewards.
The Robledo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Robledo 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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