Demaldonado History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Demaldonado surname is derived from the Spanish "mal donado," meaning 'ill-favored," and was no doubt originally a nickname that was adopted as a surname. Nicknames often reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name.
Early Origins of the Demaldonado family
The surname Demaldonado was first found in Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
Early History of the Demaldonado family
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Demaldonado Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Maldonado, de Maldonado, Maledonado, de Maledonado, Maldolado and many more.
Early Notables of the Demaldonado family
Notable bearers of the family name Demaldonado were sixteenth century Spanish military officer Francisco Maldonado; sixteenth century writer Juan Maldonado; eighteenth century Spanish politician and geographer Pedro Vicente...
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Migration of the Demaldonado family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco Maldonado Dorado del Hierro, who journeyed to America in 1523; and participated in expeditions to Peru and Colombia. Also of note was Diego Maldonado, who voyaged to America in 1546.