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Badillo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The noble surname Badillo has its roots in Spain, and is of local or toponymic origin, being derived from the place name where the original bearer lived or owned land. In this case it is the name of three areas in the provinces of Soria, Zamora and Avila, and therefore the surname Badillo menas "one who is from Vadillo."

Early Origins of the Badillo family

The surname Badillo was first found in the region of Vadillo, in the provinces of Zamora, Soria and Avila.

Early History of the Badillo family

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Badillo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Vadilla, Badillo and others.

Early Notables of the Badillo family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Badillo family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco Vadillo De Miranda who emigrated to the Spanish Main in 1538; Antoino de Vadillo who sailed for Peru in 1562 with his sister Ana, Juan De Vadillo who arrived in Peru in 1570.

Contemporary Notables of the name Badillo (post 1700)

  • Herman Badillo (1929-2014), Puerto Rican-born, American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1976-1977)
  • Irma Deutsch Badillo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972; Member, Rules Committee, 1988
  • Herman Badillo (b. 1929), American politician, Representative from New York 21st District, 1971-77; Democratic Candidate for New York state comptroller, 1986

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