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Noble surnames, such as Rodó, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Rodó, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. Many Spanish local names reflect Arabic words or place-names because Spain was conquered by the Muslim Moors from the 8th to 12th centuries. The Rodó family originally lived in a round place, such as a field or meadow.

Rodó Early Origins



The surname Rodó was first found in Castile, an important medieval Christian kingdom in northern Spain.

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Rodó Spelling Variations


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Rodó Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Arredondo, de Arredondo, Arredonda, Redondo, Redonda, Redondela, Rodó and many more.

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Rodó Early History


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Rodó Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rodó research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1127, 1653, 1702, 1789 and 1795 are included under the topic Early Rodó History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rodó Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rodó Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family Isidoro Arredondo (1653-1702), court painter to King Carlos II; and Nicolás Antonio de Arredondo, Viceroy of Río de la Plata from 1789-1795. He had the streets of Buenos Aires paved, and protected and developed the Argentinian cattle...

Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rodó 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: Baltasar de Arredondo, who sailed to Cuba in 1513; Juan Redonda sailed to Río de la Plata in 1535; Bartolomé Redondo sailed to New Spain in 1536; and Francisco Redondo sailed to Florida in 1538. Nineteenth century immigrants included Antonio Redondo Avila, who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1860.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rodó (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rodó (post 1700)



  • José Enrique Rodó (1872-1917), Uruguayan essayist

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Rodó Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rodó Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rodó 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 3 September 2013 at 12:14.

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