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Noble surnames, such as Acebedo, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Acebedo, 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. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because the Muslim Moors occupied Spain from the 8th to the 12th century. The Acebedo family originally lived beside an area of holly-bushes. The surname Acebedo was originally derived from the Old Spanish word Azevo which meant "holly."

Acebedo Early Origins



The surname Acebedo was first found in Galicia, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Acebedo Spelling Variations


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Acebedo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Acevedo, de Acevedo, Aceveda, Aceval, Aceves, de Aceves, Acebedo, de Acebedo, Acebeda, Acebo, Azebedo, de Azebedo, Azevedo and many more.

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Acebedo Early History


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Acebedo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Acebedo research. Another 653 words (47 lines of text) covering the years 1139, 1037 and 1085 are included under the topic Early Acebedo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Acebedo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Acebedo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Juan Acevedo, a sixteenth century Spanish soldier who later became a missionary in Mexico; sixteenth century Spanish artist Cristóbal de Acevedo; seventeenth century Governor of Cuba Juan de Acevedo; eighteenth century Spanish military officer Manuel Jacinto de Acevedo y Navia; nineteenth century Argentinian lawyer...

Another 54 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Acebedo 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:

Acebedo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Lope de Acebedo sailed to America in 1537

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
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    The Acebedo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Acebedo 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.

    This page was last modified on 16 January 2016 at 19:18.

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