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Alvarado History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The distinguished surname Alvarado comes from Spain, a country rich in culture and history. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. Some names are derived from the saints of the Christian Church, but many Spanish surnames are derived from personal names of Germanic origin. The Visigoths, who ruled Spain between the mid-5th and early 8th centuries had a profound impact on the development of surnames. Checking further we found the name was derived from the baptismal name Alvaro and denoted someone who was faithful and honest.


Early Origins of the Alvarado family


The surname Alvarado was first found in Asturias, along the northern coast of Spain.

Early History of the Alvarado family


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Alvarado Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Alvarado, de Alvarado, Albarado, de Albarado and others.

Early Notables of the Alvarado family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Alvarado family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Alvarado Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Pedro de Alvarado, who voyaged to Hispaniola and to Cuba in 1510. From Cuba he journeyed to Mexico, and explored the Caribbean coastline. The Alvarado River in Mexico is named for him and he became second-in-command to Hernán Cortés during the conquest of Mexico. Next, he traveled to Guatemala, where he founded the city of Antigua in 1524 and left a collection of his writings describing these adventures, that survive to this day
  • Juan de Alvarado, who sailed to America in 1511
  • Jerónimo de Alvarado, who sailed to America in 1527
  • Francisco Alvarado, who sailed to Peru in 1534
  • Martín de Alvarado, who sailed to Peru in 1555
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Alvarado Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan De Alvarado, who landed in America in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Alfonso de Alvarado, who accompanied Pizarro to Peru, later continued on to the Río de la Plata and was named Captain General of that region
  • Pedro Alvarado, aged 25, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1825 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Jeronimo De Alvarado, who arrived in America in 1827 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Francisco De Alvarado, who landed in Peru in 1834 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Alvarado (post 1700)


  • David Shane "Dàvi" Alvarado (b. 1988), American singer, actor, songwriter and male model
  • William Ortiz Alvarado (b. 1947), American composer
  • Adrian Alvarado, American actor on the soap operas
  • Francisco María Alvarado (b. 1793), early settler of San Diego, California
  • Sean Conrad Alvarado (b. 1987), American soccer player
  • Cesar Alvarado, retired American soccer midfielder
  • Don Alvarado (1904-1967), American actor, assistant film director, and film production manager
  • Mike Alvarado (b. 1980), undefeated Mexican-American boxer
  • Peter J. Alvarado Jr. (1920-2003), American animation and comic book artist
  • Trinidad "Trini" Alvarado (b. 1967), American actress and singer
  • ... (Another 26 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ 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)


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