Noble surnames, such as Acedo, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Acedo, 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
from the 8th to the 12th century. The Acedo family originally lived beside an area of holly-bushes. The surname Acedo was originally derived from the Old Spanish word Azevo which meant "holly."
Early Origins of the Acedo family
The surname Acedo was first found in Galicia
, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain
Acebedo is a municipality located in the northeast of the province of Leon, Castile and Leon, Spain and a village in Alava, Spain.
Early History of the Acedo family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Acedo research.Another 327 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1139, 1037 and 1085 are included under the topic Early Acedo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Acedo 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.
Early Notables of the Acedo family (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 and patriot... Another 52 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Acedo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Acedo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Acedo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Elias Acedo, aged 33, who landed in America from Zalamanca, Spain, in 1920
- Jose Acedo, aged 23, who immigrated to the United States, in 1920
- Eleuterio Acedo, aged 27, who immigrated to America from Matanzas, Cuba, in 1924
Contemporary Notables of the name Acedo (post 1700)
- Manuel Aznar y Acedo (1916-2001), Spanish journalist and radio broadcaster
- Carmen Acedo Jorge (b. 1975), Spanish individual rhythmic gymnast
- Jérémy Acedo (b. 1987), French footballer
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