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The Spanish surname Escudero 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.

Escudero Early Origins



The surname Escudero 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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Escudero Spelling Variations


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Escudero Spelling Variations



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

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Escudero Early History


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Escudero Early History



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

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Escudero Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Escudero 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 Escudero 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 were:

Escudero Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Escudero, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803
  • Candido Escudero, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803
  • Pedro Escudero, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Jose Luis Escudero, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1820
  • Alonso Escudero, who arrived in Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1835
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Escudero (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Escudero (post 1700)



  • Stanley Tuemler Escudero (b. 1942), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan, 1992-95; Uzbekistan, 1995-97; Azerbaijan, 1997
  • Gonzalo Escudero, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008
  • Gloria Escudero, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 2008
  • Dora Escudero, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004
  • Alberto Escudero, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 2008
  • Alberto María Carreño Escudero (1875-1962), university professor and writer in Mexico

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    11. ...

    The Escudero Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Escudero 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 2 May 2016 at 01:26.

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