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Aldape History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The family name Aldape derives from the Basque elements "alda" meaning "slope, gradient" and the suffix "-pe" or "-be" meaning "lower, inferior part." Thus the name was most likely originally born by someone who lived in the foot-hills of a greater mountain.

Early Origins of the Aldape family

The surname Aldape was first found in Santeguiz de Arteaga, Biscay (Vizcaya).

Early History of the Aldape family

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Aldape Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Aldape, Aldabe and others.

Early Notables of the Aldape family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Aldape family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Aldaca, and his wife Maria Diaz, who came to Guatemala in 1562.

Contemporary Notables of the name Aldape (post 1700)

  • Virginia Aldape, Mexican author of children's books
  • Kenneth Aldape MD, American physician at the University of California-San Francisco (1991)
  • Ricardo Aldape (d. 1997), Mexican actor, known for Al norte del corazón (1997)
  • Karina Aldape, Mexican editor from Monterrey, Mexico, known for Faceless God (2017), The Astronaut (2017) and Plasmatic Day (2018)
  • Manuel Garza Aldape (1871-1924), Mexican attorney, Secretary of Education, Secretary of State and Secretary of Foreign Affairs (1912-1913)
  • Eduardo Sojo Garza- Aldape (b. 1956), Mexican economist,Secretary of Economy (2006-2008)
  • Moisés Aldape Chávez (b. 1981), Mexican professional road bicycle racer for UCI Continental team Team Novo Nordisk

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