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Multiple Origins for the Surname MacEdo


Spanish


The distinguished surname MacEdo has distinctly Spanish roots. In the case of the surname MacEdo, it may be classified as a "toponymic surname" or a surname of local origin. The place name Manzano is derived from the Spanish word "manzano," meaning "apple tree."

MacEdo Early Origins



The surname MacEdo was first found in Salamanca, in the province of Leon, as well as in Alava, in the province of Vascongadas in Spain. This surname was also found in Italy where it is believed to have been introduced by a family in 1083.

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MacEdo Spelling Variations


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MacEdo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Macedo, Massana, Manzanares and others.

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MacEdo Early History


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MacEdo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacEdo research. Another 373 words (27 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacEdo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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MacEdo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacEdo 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...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early MacEdo 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: Andres Manzano who arrived in Veragua in 1535; Juan Manzano who emigrated to the Dominican Republic in 1561; and Cristobal Manzano who sailed to Guatemala in 1593. Later settlers included Ramon Antonio Del Manzano who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1859 at the age of 21.

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Contemporary Notables of the name MacEdo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name MacEdo (post 1700)



  • Donaldo Macedo, Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Education at the University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • Eduardo Marcondes Macedo (b. 1958), Brazilian guitarist and composer

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MacEdo Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    4. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The MacEdo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacEdo 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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