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 Deazevedo family originally lived beside an area of holly-bushes. The surname Deazevedo was originally derived from the Old Spanish word Azevo which meant "holly."
Early Origins of the Deazevedo family
Galicia, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Deazevedo family
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Deazevedo 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 Deazevedo 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...
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Migration of the Deazevedo family to the New World and Oceana
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Deazevedo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Deazevedo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Deazevedo (post 1700)
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