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
origin. The place name Manzano is derived from the Spanish word "manzano," meaning "apple tree."
The surname MacEdo was first found in Salamanca, in the province of Leon, as well as in Alava, in the province of Vascongadas in
. This surname was also found in Italy where it is believed to have been introduced by a family in 1083.
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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.