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 Escudeiros family
Early History of the Escudeiros family
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Escudeiros Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Escudera, Escuder, Escudé, Escudero and others.
Early Notables of the Escudeiros family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Escudeiros 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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