Deacevedo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Noble surnames, such as Deacevedo, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Deacevedo, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, 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. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because the Muslim Moors occupied Spain from the 8th to the 12th century. The Deacevedo family originally lived beside an area of holly-bushes. The surname Deacevedo was originally derived from the Old Spanish word Azevo which meant "holly."
Early Origins of the Deacevedo family
The surname Deacevedo was first found in Galicia, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Acebedo is a municipality located in the northeast of the province of Leon, Castile and Leon, Spain and a village in Alava, Spain.
Early History of the Deacevedo family
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Deacevedo Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Acevedo, de Acevedo, Aceveda, Aceval, Aceves, de Aceves, Acebedo, de Acebedo, Acebeda, Acebo, Azebedo, de Azebedo, Azevedo and many more.
Early Notables of the Deacevedo family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family were Juan Acevedo, a sixteenth century Spanish soldier who later became a missionary in Mexico; sixteenth century Spanish artist Cristóbal de Acevedo; seventeenth century Governor of Cuba Juan de Acevedo; eighteenth century Spanish military officer Manuel Jacinto de Acevedo y Navia; nineteenth century Argentinian lawyer and patriot...
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Deacevedo migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Deacevedo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Juan DeAcevedo, who arrived in Guatemala in 1838 
Related Stories +
- ^ 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)