The Maldonado surname is derived from the Spanish "mal donado," meaning 'ill-favored," and was no doubt originally a
that was adopted as a surname. Nicknames often reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name.
, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maldonado research.Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1158 and 1214 are included under the topic Early Maldonado History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Maldonado, de Maldonado, Maledonado, de Maledonado, Maldolado and many more.