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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."
The surname Badillo was first found in the region of Vadillo, in the provinces of Zamora, Soria and Avila.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vadilla, Badillo and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Badillo research. Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the year 1534 is included under the topic Early Badillo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Badillo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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.
The Badillo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Badillo 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.
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