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Where did the Spanish Ribaudo family come from? What is the Spanish Ribaudo family crest and coat of arms? When did the Ribaudo family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Ribaudo family history?Noble surnames, such as Ribaudo, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Ribaudo, 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 Ribaudo family originally lived near a river bank or seaside. The surname Ribaudo is derived from the word riparia, which is further derived form the Latin word ripa, which mean river bank or seaside.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rivas, Riva, Ribas, Riba, de Rivas, de Ribas, de la Riva, de la Riba, de Riva, de Riba and many more.
First found in Leon, in northwestern Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ribaudo research. Another 433 words(31 lines of text) covering the years 1212, 1236, 1243, 1248, and 1265 are included under the topic Early Ribaudo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 50 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ribaudo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: missionary Juan de Riva. He witnessed the reconstruction of Buenos Aires in 1580; and charted the Río de la Plata. Other early migrants to the New World bearing this surname or a variant spelling of the name included Francisco de Rivas, who sailed to America in 1513.
The Ribaudo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ribaudo 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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