Origins Available: Italian
Early Origins of the Andrado family
The surname Andrado was first found in Taranto a seaport in Apulia and capital of the province of Lecce. It is situated on a rocky island in the Gulf of Tranto. The cathedral is dedicated to an Irish Bishop San Cataldo. It has been completely modernized but has a crypt of the 6th century. There is a fine collection of relics in San Pasquale museum, formerly a convent. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Andrado family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Andrado research.Another 132 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1344 and 1543 are included under the topic Early Andrado History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Andrado Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Andrada, Andrado, Andradi, Andreadi, Andreado, Adreado, Andreotti, Androtti, Andreati and many more.
Early Notables of the Andrado family (pre 1700)
By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon
. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian
emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated... Another 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Andrado Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Andrado family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Maria Mejia de Peralta Andrada who arrived in New Spain
in 1581; Jose Anto Andrada who settled in Texas in 1835; and Martin Andrada who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860..