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Brito Early Origins



The surname Brito was first found in Castille, in northern Spain. The name most likely came to Spain from Portugal, where there are numerous places so named.

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Brito Spelling Variations


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Brito Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Britto, Brito and others.

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Brito Early History


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Brito Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brito research. Another 509 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1033, 1469, 1575, 1597, 1608, 1613, 1641, 1645, 1647, and 1693 are included under the topic Early Brito History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brito Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brito Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brito 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:

Brito Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Gonzalo Brito, who is on record in Central America in 1583

Brito Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Lucia Brito, who arrived in New Orleans in 1778 in a wave of emigration from the Canary Islands

Brito Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • R. Brito, who arrived at the port of New Orleans in 1857, most likely from Cuba
  • R Brito, aged 28, landed in New Orleans, La in 1857

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brito (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brito (post 1700)



  • Jerry Brito, American libertarian, entrepreneur and creator/editor of liberzine.com
  • María Eugenia Brito, Chilean poet, and professor of Literature at the University of Chile
  • Max Brito (b. 1971), Ivory Coast Rugby Union player
  • Luís Miguel Brito, Portuguese footballer

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Brito Historic Events


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Brito Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. José Joaquim Brito (d. 1912), aged 32, Portuguese Second Class passenger from Madeira, Portugal who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Brito Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    2. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Brito Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brito 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 30 August 2016 at 16:08.

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