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The Spanish surname Escudeiros 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.

Escudeiros Early Origins



The surname Escudeiros 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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Escudeiros Spelling Variations


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Escudeiros Spelling Variations



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

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Escudeiros Early History


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Escudeiros Early History



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

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Escudeiros Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Escudeiros 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 Escudeiros 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. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    2. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Escudeiros Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Escudeiros 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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