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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. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    2. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. 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 12 June 2015 at 22:55.

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