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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.

Madeiros Early Origins



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

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Madeiros Spelling Variations


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Madeiros Spelling Variations



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

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Madeiros Early History


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Madeiros Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Madeiros research. Another 67 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 124 and 1245 are included under the topic Early Madeiros History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Madeiros Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Madeiros Early Notables (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...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Madeiros 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: 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Madeiros (post 1700)


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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Zúquete, Afonso Eduardo Martins. Armorial Lusitano. Lisboa: Editoria Enciclopédia, 1961. Print.
    10. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
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    The Madeiros Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Madeiros 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 6 June 2013 at 09:02.

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