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Multiple Origins for the Surname Olmeda


Spanish


The noble Spanish surname Olmeda is of locative origin, being derived from the topographic or man made feature where the initial bearer resided. In this case, Olmeda derives from the Castilian element "olmeda," in turn derived from a contraction of "olmo" meaning "elm tree," plus the suffix "eda," meaning "abundance." Thus, the surname Olmeda was used to identify a person who lived in a place where many elm trees grew.

Early Origins of the Olmeda family


The surname Olmeda was first found in the Spanish province of Valladolid, in the Castilla la Vieja.

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Early History of the Olmeda family

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Early History of the Olmeda family


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Olmeda Spelling Variations

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Olmeda Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Olmeda, Olmedo, Olmera, Olmo and others.

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Early Notables of the Olmeda family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Olmeda family (pre 1700)


Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en...
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Migration of the Olmeda family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Olmeda family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Olmeda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Olmeda, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1886 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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