David Archuleta

by ethnic on July 12, 2008

Birth Name: David James Archuleta

Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 28, 1990

Ethnicity:
*Basque, Danish, Irish, German, Iroquois Native American (father)
*Honduran (mother)

David Archuleta is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He was a contestant on Season 7 of the show American Idol, finishing second.

David’s father, who is American-born, is of Basque, Danish, Irish, German, and Iroquois Native American descent. David’s mother is from Honduras.

90 percent of Hondurans are of Mestizo descent, a mixture of European and Indigenous ancestry.

David’s paternal grandfather is James Jose Rosendo Archuleta.

David’s paternal grandmother was Claudia Ann Diehl (the daughter of Warren Claude Diehl and Mary Violet “Vi” Brown). Warren was the son of Warren Charles Diehl and Thelma Katherine Searle. Mary Violet was the daughter of Danish parents, Jens/James Einar Brown and Kirstine Marie Jensen.

Sources: Obituary of David’s paternal great-grandfather, Warren Claude Diehl – http://www.deseretnews.com

Genealogies of David’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Thelma Katherine (Searle) Diehl – http://findagrave.com
https://www.geni.com

Obituary of David’s paternal great-grandmother, Mary Violet “Vi” (Brown) Diehl – http://boards.ancestry.com

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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

celebfan January 8, 2017 at 9:46 am

His mother’s maiden name is Lupe Marie Mayorga.

Was his paternal grandfather entirely of Basque ancestry?

andrew June 16, 2016 at 6:03 pm

iroquois?

HANS JIMENEZ March 23, 2012 at 8:00 am

im PROUD TO BE SPANISH FILIPINO , MY SISTER IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL IN THE WORLD

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