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Early Origins of the Britto family

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

Early History of the Britto family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Britto research. Another 204 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1033, 1469, 1575, 1641, 1597, 1608, 1613, 1647, 1693, 1693, 1625, 1645, 1647 and 1693 are included under the topic Early Britto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Britto Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Britto family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family Estéban de Brito who lived about 1625. He was musical director at the cathedrals of Badajos and Malaga, and composer of motets, etc. preserved in the King of Portugal's library. [1] Don Pedro Brito of Freire (originally from Almeida, Portugal), received the order of Calatrava in 1645. John de...
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United States Britto migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Britto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Gabriel Britto, was recorded arriving at the port of Providence Rhode Island in 1822

Contemporary Notables of the name Britto (post 1700) +

  • Karen Britto, American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party
  • Robert Britto (b. 1963), American politician and retail project manager, Member of the Rhode Island Senate from the 18th district (2023-)
  • Morris Britto, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Bethel, 1910 [2]
  • Elvera Britto (1940-2022), Indian field hockey player who captained the Indian women's hockey team and the Mysore state's team
  • Cláudio Vinícius dos Santos Britto (b. 1976), known as Cláudio Britto, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as midfielder
  • Dagou Willie Anderson Britto (b. 1996), known as Willie Britto, is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a right back
  • Sérgio Britto (b. 1959), Brazilian musician, best known as a member of the rock band Titãs, for which he contributes with lead vocals, keyboards and, more recently, the bass guitar.
  • Jack Britto (b. 1926), Pakistani Olympic hockey player
  • Romero Britto, Brazilian visual artist

  1. Grove, Sir George, A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (AD. 1450-1889) London: Macmillan1902, Print, 2 Vols
  2. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from on Facebook