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The MacEda name was originally created from the name of an existing place, most likely from Macedo, in the province of Tras-Os-Montes, Portugal, or perhaps from Maceda or Maceo in Cavaleiros. As such, the MacEda surname is classified as being of habitation origin. The word "maceda" comes from the Castilian term "maceta," which comes in turn from the Latin "mattea," meaning "flowerpot."

MacEda Early Origins



The surname MacEda was first found in the town of Macedo, where the family held their ancestral seat.

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MacEda Spelling Variations


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MacEda Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Macedo, Maceda, Macedos and others.

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MacEda Early History


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MacEda Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacEda research. Another 369 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1681 and 1606 are included under the topic Early MacEda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacEda Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacEda Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent members of the family include Francisco Macedo (1596-1681), known as S. Augustino, a Portuguese Franciscan theologian; and the Portuguese writer Antonio Souza de Macedo, born in...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacEda 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: Rufino Macedo who settled in Peru in 1884 at the age of 25.

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacEda (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacEda (post 1700)



  • Ernesto Madarang Maceda (1935-2016), Filipino politician and journalist, 18th President of the Senate of the Philippines (1996-1998)
  • Félix Garzón Maceda, Argentine doctor and professor

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MacEda Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    4. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
    5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    11. ...

    The MacEda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacEda 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 21 June 2016 at 08:20.

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