130,518 SALAZAR members around the world
Stay informed about SALAZAR Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
SALAZAR Family HistoryRecorded in several spellings including de Salazar, Salazar and Salasar, this famous surname is locational and aristocratic. It derives from various places called 'Salazar', both in the Basque country, and in the province of Burgos, in Spain. It is equally well recorded in both Portugal, and in its various spellings, throughout South America and Mexico. The name is pre 7th century a.d., and means 'The old hall', from 'sala', a hall and 'zahar' - old. The early recordings are all prefixed with the preposition 'de' implying land and estate ownership, but as in most similar surnames, this prefix seems to have been lost, particularly amongst recordings from 'the New World'.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous SALAZAR (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the SALAZAR tribe
- Find your SALAZAR ancestor
- Tell us about your SALAZAR Family
- Tell us about your SALAZAR ancestors
- Ask a question about the SALAZAR history
- Leave a message for SALAZAR family members
Invite more SALAZAR family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the SALAZAR tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Show off the SALAZAR Family Crest…
Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from