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Almodovo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The noble Spanish surname Almodovo 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 Almodovo 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.

Early Origins of the Almodovo family


The surname Almodovo 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.

Early History of the Almodovo family


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Almodovo Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Almodovo family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Almodovo family to the New World and Oceana


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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