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The Spanish surname Escudeiro 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.

Escudeiro Early Origins



The surname Escudeiro 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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Escudeiro Spelling Variations


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Escudeiro Spelling Variations



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

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Escudeiro Early History


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Escudeiro Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Escudeiro research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 166 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Escudeiro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Escudeiro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Escudeiro Early Notables (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...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Escudeiro 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: 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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Escudeiro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Escudeiro 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 25 February 2014 at 15:03.

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