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The surname Medrano comes from the Basque word "edi" meaning fern and the suffix "ano" which implies abundance.

Medrano Early Origins



The surname Medrano was first found in Navarre.

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Medrano Spelling Variations


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Medrano Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Medrano, Medrana and others.

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Medrano Early History


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Medrano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Medrano research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1773 and 1780 are included under the topic Early Medrano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Medrano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Medrano Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Medrano 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 were:

Medrano Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Galaz de Medrano, who settled in Peru in 1534
  • Hernando de Medrano, who landed in the Dominican Republic in 1534
  • Luis de Medrano immigrated to Guatemala in 1538
  • Sebastian de Medrano, who settled in Florida in 1538 Diego Medrano, who sailed to the Spanish Main in 1539
  • Francisco Medrano, who arrived in the Dominican Republic in 1568

Medrano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Galaz De Medrano, who landed in Peru in 1834
  • Hernando De Medrano, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1834
  • James Medrano, who landed in Texas in 1835
  • Jose Medrano, who arrived in Texas in 1835
  • Jose Medrano, who migrated to Texas in 1835
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Medrano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Medrano (post 1700)



  • Pauline Medrano, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008
  • F. Pancho Medrano, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972, 1980
  • Frank Medrano, movie actor
  • Francisco Medrano, Spanish lyric poet from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
  • Francisco Medrano, 16th–17th century Spanish poet
  • Francisco José Medrano (b. 1983), Salvadoran footballer
  • Orlando Montenegro Medrano (d. 1988), acting President of Nicaragua in 1966
  • Giovanni Antonio Medrano (b. 1703), Italian architect
  • Héctor Medrano (b. 1967), Mexican football manager and former player
  • Rosa Esther Medrano (b. 1985), volleyball and beach volleyball player from the Dominican Republic
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Medrano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Medrano 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 November 2016 at 00:19.

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