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 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
Galicia, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Acedo family
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Acedo 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.
Early Notables of the Acedo family (pre 1700)
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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
Contemporary Notables of the name Acedo (post 1700)
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