Hidalgo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hidalgo family

The surname Hidalgo was first found in Asturias, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Hidalgo family

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Hidalgo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hidalgo, Hedalgo, Hidalgoe, Hidalgow, Fidalgo and others.

Early Notables of the Hidalgo family (pre 1700)

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Hidalgo Ranking

In the United States, the name Hidalgo is the 2,646th most popular surname with an estimated 12,435 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Hidalgo is ranked the 3,424th most popular surname with an estimated 2,000 - 2,500 people with that name. [2]


United States Hidalgo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hidalgo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Bartolome Hidalgo who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1534
  • Juan Hidalgo who settled in Peru between 1578-1580 with his wife and son
  • Sebastian Hidalgo, who immigrated to Honduras in 1590 with his family
  • Francisco Hidalgo sailed for Cartagena in 1592
Hidalgo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alonso Hidalgo, who arrived in America in 1812 [3]
  • Francisco Hidalgo, who landed in America in 1812 [3]
  • Lorenzo Hidalgo, who landed in America in 1813 [3]
  • Juan Hidalgo, who landed in America in 1814 [3]
  • E Hidalgo, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1827 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Hidalgo (post 1700) +

  • Don Miguel Gregorio Antonio Ignacio Hidalgo y Costilla y Gallaga Mandarte Villaseñor (1753-1811), more commonly known as Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla or Miguel Hidalgo, a Criollo Catholic priest, leader of the Mexican War of Independence and recognized as the Father of the Nation.
  • Carlos Hugo Hidalgo (b. 1968), Latin American voice actor
  • David Kent Hidalgo (b. 1954), American singer-songwriter, best known for his work with the band Los Lobos
  • Giovanni Hidalgo (b. 1963), Puerto Rican-born, legendary American percussionist
  • Hilda Hidalgo, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988 [4]
  • Cheryll Y. Hidalgo, American politician, Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1982 [4]
  • Joaquín Jiménez Hidalgo (1935-2021), Spanish politician, Member of the People's Alliance, he served in the Senate of Spain from 1982 to 1986
  • Antonio Hidalgo Morilla (b. 1979), Spanish professional footballer
  • Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo (b. 1978), Spanish professional male tennis player
  • Fernando Roberto Hidalgo Maldonado (b. 1985), Ecuadorian footballer
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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