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The noble Spanish surname Almodovaras is of toponymic origin, that is, it is derived from the place name Almodóvar, located in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz. Thus, the surname Almodovaras signifies "one from Almodóvar."The place name Almodóvar signifies "round place" and is derived from the contraction of two Arabic elements, the definitive article "al," meaning "the," and "modovar" of uncertain origin.

Almodovaras Early Origins



The surname Almodovaras was first found in the town of Almodovar in the Southern region of Spain. However, experts have suggested that Pedro de Almodóvar was the original bearer of the name Almodóvar, and that his ancestral house was in fact located in Motilla de Palancar in the province of Cuenca.

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Almodovaras Spelling Variations


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Almodovaras Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Almodovo, Almodovaras and others.

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Almodovaras Early History


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Almodovaras Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Almodovaras research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1791 and 1667 are included under the topic Early Almodovaras History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Almodovaras Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Almodovaras Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 91 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Almodovaras 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 or some of its variants were: Anton De Almodovar who arrived in America in 1526; and Jose Almodovar Sanchez who settled in Puerto Rico in 1860.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Almodovaras Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Almodovaras 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 18 December 2012 at 09:49.

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