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The Spanish surname Escude is of occupational origin, that is, it belongs to that group of names derived from the job or profession pursued by its original bearer. In this instance "escudero" is an old Spanish word meaning "person who makes shields" from the Latin word "scutum" which means "squire," and refers to the servant who used to carry his lord's shield when it was not needed.

Early Origins of the Escude family


The surname Escude was first found in the town of Espinosa de los Monoteros, in the region of Castille. There was also a family named Escudero de Larramendi who had their "casa solar" or ancestral seat in the province of Navarre in the north of Spain.

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Early History of the Escude family

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Early History of the Escude family


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Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 166 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Escude History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Escude Spelling Variations

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Escude Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Escudera, Escuder, Escudé, Escudero and others.

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Early Notables of the Escude family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Escude family (pre 1700)


Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de...
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Migration of the Escude family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Escude family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Fernando Escudero who settled in Veragua in 1535; Alonso Escudero who arrived in Nombre De Dios, Panama in 1535; Andres Escudero who settled in New Spain in 1574.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Escude (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Escude (post 1700)


  • Louis Escude, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1920 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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