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."
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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.