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The distinguished surname Benedicto comes from Spain, a country rich in culture and history. This name is patronymic name derived from the Latin name Benedictus, which means blessed. The name was very popular during the Middle Ages because of popular devotion to the Italian saint Benedictus, who founded the Benedictine Order in 529.

Benedicto Early Origins



The surname Benedicto was first found in Asturias, where the name had its origins during the reign of the Visigothic kings.

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Benedicto Spelling Variations


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Benedicto Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Benítez, Benitez, Benites, Benito, Benedítez, Beneditez, Benedito, Benedicto, Beneyto, Beneitez and many more.

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Benedicto Early History


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Benedicto Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Benedicto research. Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the year 1002 is included under the topic Early Benedicto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Benedicto Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Benedicto Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Benedicto Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Benedicto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Manuel Benedicto, who settled in Puerto Rico in 1838
  • Manuel Benedicto, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1838

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Contemporary Notables of the name Benedicto (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Benedicto (post 1700)



  • Lourdes Benedicto (b. 1974), American actress
  • Roberto S Benedicto (1982-1986), Philippine diplomat
  • José E. Benedicto, Treasurer of Puerto Rico

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Benedicto Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Benedicto 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.

    This page was last modified on 2 December 2013 at 01:37.

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