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Madeiros History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Madeiros is derived from the Portuguese word, "medeiro," meaning "a place where shocks of maize are gathered." There are several places in Portugal that bear that name, and, in turn, people assumed that name in a number of places in the country.

Early Origins of the Madeiros family


The surname Madeiros was first found in one of the places named Medeiros in Portugal.

Early History of the Madeiros family


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Madeiros Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Medeiros, Madeiros, Medas. and others.

Early Notables of the Madeiros family (pre 1700)


Prominent members of the family include Martim Sanches das Medas, who lived in the mid-13th century. He is known to have fought under King Afonso III at the Battle of Porto in 1245...
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Migration of the Madeiros family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Julio F. Medeiros, who was naturalized in Ashtabula Co. Ohio sometime between 1875 and 1906; Marianno Medeiros, who came to New York, NY in 1893.

Contemporary Notables of the name Madeiros (post 1700)


  • George di Madeiros Loy (1840-1936), Canadian farmer and politician, Member of the Canadian Parliament for Beauharnois, Quebec (1900-1904)

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