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Multiple Origins for the Surname Prieto


Spanish


The prestigious Spanish surname Prieto is of local origin, as it is based on the name of a place where a man once lived or owned land. Derived from the word "apretar," meaning "dense, or thick," it may have denoted a place which was densely wooded.

Prieto Early Origins



The surname Prieto was first found in the provinces of Oviedo (Asturias) and Ciudad Real (Castilla). Evidence also show the Prieto family was present in Cordoba as there is record of a Dona Maria Nicolasa Prieto de Palma who was born in Montilla in 1719.

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Prieto Spelling Variations


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Prieto Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Preto, Prieta, Priete and others.

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Prieto Early History


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Prieto Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prieto research. Another 351 words (25 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Prieto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prieto Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prieto Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Prieto 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 were:

Prieto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego Prieto, who landed in America in 1812
  • Bernard Prieto, aged 45, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1822
  • Jose Prieto, aged 46, arrived in Puerto Rico in 1827
  • Salvador Prieto, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1834
  • Juan Prieto, who landed in Columbia in 1836
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Prieto (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Prieto (post 1700)



  • Vincent Prieto (b. 1960), American Democratic Party politician
  • Claudio Prieto (1934-2015), Spanish composer
  • Marta Prieto (b. 1978), Spanish professional golfer
  • Julio Prieto (b. 1960), Spanish footballer
  • Francine Prieto (b. 1981), former Spanish award-winning child star, a fashion model and movie actress
  • Xabier 'Xabi' Prieto (b. 1983), Spanish footballer
  • David Prieto (b. 1983), Spanish footballer
  • Luis Prieto, Spanish association football player
  • Luis Prieto, Spanish film director
  • Audrey Prieto (b. 1980), female freestyle wrestler from France
  • ... (Another 11 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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