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The MacEdos 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 MacEdos 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."

MacEdos Early Origins



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

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MacEdos Spelling Variations


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MacEdos Spelling Variations



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

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MacEdos Early History


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MacEdos Early History



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

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MacEdos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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MacEdos 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 MacEdos 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Diccionario Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones 4 Volumes. 2001. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 19676. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Guiseppi, Montague Spencer, edition. Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies. Mancester, England: The Huguenot Soceity of London, 1921. Print.
    9. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    10. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    11. ...

    The MacEdos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacEdos 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 May 2013 at 11:50.

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