Show ContentsBardo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Bardo, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the French people. The original bearer of the name Bardo, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Perigord. In France, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Bardo family derived their surname from the place-name Bardot, a place in Perigord.

Early Origins of the Bardo family

The surname Bardo was first found in Périgord, where this ancient family held a family seat from very early times.

Early History of the Bardo family

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Bardo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bardon, Bardone, Bardo, Bardot, Bardoe, Bardos, Bardau, Bardaux, Barddon, Barddone, Barddo, Barddot, Barddoe, Barddos, Barddau, Barddaux, Bardont, Barddont, Bardons, Barddons, de Bardon, de Bardone, de Bardo, de Bardot, de Bardoe, de Bardos, de Bardau, de Bardaux, de Barddon, de Barddone, de Barddo, de Barddot, de Barddoe, de Barddau and many more.

Early Notables of the Bardo family (pre 1700)

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United States Bardo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bardo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Luigi Bardo, age 40, who arrived in New York on April 3, 1885, aboard the "Archimede"

Contemporary Notables of the name Bardo (post 1700) +

  • Stephen Dean "Steve" Bardo (b. 1968), retired American professional basketball player
  • Clinton L. Bardo (1868-1937), American industrialist, General Manager of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad and president of New York Shipbuilding on Facebook