Show ContentsCollado History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The noble surname Collado is of Spanish descent, and appears to be of local origin.Like most Spanish surnames, it is derived from the name of a place where a man once lived or where he once owned land. In this case, the surname would simply mean "dweller by the mountain- pass," "collado" being the Spanish word for such a feature.

Early Origins of the Collado family

The surname Collado was first found in the ancient kingdom of Castille, near the city of Segovia.

Early History of the Collado family

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Collado Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Collada, Collados and others.

Early Notables of the Collado family

Prominent among bearers of the Collado family name at this time was

  • Diego Collado (died 1638) a Spanish Christian missionary from Miajadas, Extremadura who entered the Dominican Order at Salamanca around 1600, and in 1619 went to Japan

Collado Ranking

In the United States, the name Collado is the 4,455th most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. 1 However, in France, the name Collado is ranked the 4,144th most popular surname with an estimated 1,500 - 2,000 people with that name. 2

United States Collado migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Collado Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Miguel Collado, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 3
  • Lorenzo Collado, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1883 3

Contemporary Notables of the name Collado (post 1700) +

  • Yarisley Collado Lufriu (b. 1985), Cuban female silver medalist discus thrower at the 2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships
  • Jesús Fernández Collado (b. 1988), Spanish footballer
  • Berta Collado (b. 1979), Spanish television presenter and journalist
  • Monsignor Agripino Núñez Collado (1933-2022), Dominican Roman Catholic clergyman and scholar from the Dominican Republic
  • Alexei Collado Acosta (b. 1988), Cuban flyweight boxer, the Junior World Champion in 2006
  • Armando José Collado Lanuza (b. 1985), Salvadoran-born, Nicaraguan footballer
  • Norberto Collado Abreu (1921-2008), Cuban captain and helmsman of the yacht Granma, which ferried Fidel Castro and his supporters to Cuba from Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico, in 1956

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  3. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook