Acevedo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Noble surnames, such as Acevedo, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Acevedo, 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 Acevedo family originally lived beside an area of holly-bushes. The surname Acevedo was originally derived from the Old Spanish word Azevo which meant "holly."
Early Origins of the Acevedo family
The surname Acevedo 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 Acevedo family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Acevedo research. Another 327 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1139, 1037 and 1085 are included under the topic Early Acevedo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Acevedo 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 Acevedo 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...
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In the United States, the name Acevedo is the 896th most popular surname with an estimated 32,331 people with that name. 
Acevedo migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Acevedo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
- Hernando Acevedo, who sailed to America in 1528
- Juan de Acevedo, who sailed to Guatemala in 1538
- Manuel de Acevedo, who sailed to Peru in 1592
Acevedo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Hernando Acevedo, who landed in America in 1828 
- Manuel Acevedo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 
- Placido Acevedo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 
- Manual Dc Acevedo, who arrived in Peru in 1892 
Contemporary Notables of the name Acevedo (post 1700) +
- Nicolás C. Acevedo (b. 1906), American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964. Puerto Rican ancestry 
- Nancy Acevedo (b. 1949), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004 
- Mary Alice Acevedo, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 50th District, 1994 
- Luisa I. Acevedo, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1996 
- Henry Acevedo, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984 
- Hector Luis Acevedo, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1996, 2000 
- Fidel Acevedo, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State House of Representatives 50th District, 2002 
- Eddie Acevedo, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004 
- Kirk Acevedo (b. 1971), American actor
- Élmer Ángel Acevedo (1949-2017), El Salvador footballer
- ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Related Stories +
- ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, August 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html