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The Maldanado surname is derived from the Spanish "mal donado," meaning 'ill-favored," and was no doubt originally a nickname that was adopted as a surname. Nicknames often reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name.

Maldanado Early Origins



The surname Maldanado was first found in Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

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Maldanado Spelling Variations


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Maldanado Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Maldonado, de Maldonado, Maledonado, de Maledonado, Maldolado and many more.

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Maldanado Early History


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Maldanado Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maldanado research. Another 379 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1158 and 1214 are included under the topic Early Maldanado History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Maldanado Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maldanado Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Maldanado were sixteenth century Spanish military officer Francisco Maldonado; sixteenth century writer Juan Maldonado; eighteenth century Spanish politician and geographer Pedro Vicente...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maldanado 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: Francisco Maldonado Dorado del Hierro, who journeyed to America in 1523; and participated in expeditions to Peru and Colombia. Also of note was Diego Maldonado, who voyaged to America in 1546.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Maldanado Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maldanado 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 16 November 2013 at 15:15.

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