Morato History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Morato family

The surname Morato was first found in Aragon, in northern Spain.

Early History of the Morato family

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Morato Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Morata, Motatilla, Morato and others.

Early Notables of the Morato family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family Ursula Micaela Morata (1628-1703), a Spanish nun, mystic, and founder of the convent of the Capuchin Poor Clares in Alicante, Spain. Born in Cartagena, Spain, into a well-to-do family, Morata was the youngest of thirteen brothers and sisters. Her father, Marco Aurelio Morata e Iscaya, was an Italian knight from Savoy. In 1647, she took her religious vows in the convent of the Capuchin Poor Clares of Murcia, adopting the name Micaela. When plague ravaged Murcia in 1648, Sister...
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United States Morato migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Morato Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Francisco Morato who settled in New Spain in 1562


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