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The mountainous borders of Spain contain the origins of the prestigious surname Neto.The original bearer of the name Neto, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Neto family originally lived in the northern Spanish province of Navarra. The place-name Navarra is derived from the Basque word "nava," or "naba," which means "plain near the mountains."

Neto Early Origins



The surname Neto was first found in Aragon, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Neto Spelling Variations


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Neto Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Navarro, Navaro, Navarra, Navarre, Navarrolas and others.

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Neto Early History


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Neto Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Neto research. Another 490 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1137, 1148, 1170, 1180, 1229, 1238, 1282, and 1469 are included under the topic Early Neto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Neto Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Neto Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Neto were sixteenth century Spanish engineer and officer Pedro Navarro; sixteenth century Spanish dramatist and actor Pedro Navarro; eighteenth century Spanish naval officer Juan José Navarro; Felipe Navarre, eighteenth century Spanish painter; nineteenth...

Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Neto 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:

Neto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A Neto, aged 33, landed in New Orleans, La in 1836

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Contemporary Notables of the name Neto (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Neto (post 1700)



  • Geneton Moraes Neto (1956-2016), Brazilian journalist and writer
  • João Leithardt Neto (1958-2015), nicknamed Kita, a Brazilian footballer who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics
  • Antônio Meneses Neto (b. 1957), Brazilian cellist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    8. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Neto Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Neto 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 24 August 2016 at 10:19.

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