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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. The original bearer of the name Delprado, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Delprado family originally lived in one of the places named Prado, which are found scattered throughout the Spanish provinces. There are numerous villages and towns named Prado in the provinces of Old Castile, Galicia, and Castile. The place-name Prado is derived from the Spanish word prado, which means meadow.

Delprado Early Origins



The surname Delprado was first found in Galicia, in the northwestern region of Spain.

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Delprado Spelling Variations


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Delprado Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Prado, de Prado, del Prado, Prada, de Prada, de la Prada, Prados, Pradas, Pradilla, Pradillo, Prades, de Prades, Pradera, Prat and many more.

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Delprado Early History


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Delprado Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delprado research. Another 659 words (47 lines of text) covering the years 1037, 1139, 1184, 1386, 1430, and 1691 are included under the topic Early Delprado History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delprado Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delprado Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Margarita de Prades (1386-1430), wife of the last Aragonese King, Martin I; sixteenth century Spanish painter Blas de Prado; Juan de Prado y Mármol, created Count of Belmonte in...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delprado 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 or some of its variants were: Alvaro de Prado, who sailed to America in 1512; Benito de Prado sailed to America in 1513 with his wife and servants; Pedro de Prado sailed to sailed to Hispaniola in 1534.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Delprado (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Delprado (post 1700)



  • Marina Núñez del Prado, Bolivian sculptor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Delprado Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delprado 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 23 May 2015 at 16:03.

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