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Where did the Spanish Olmedo family come from? What is the Spanish Olmedo family crest and coat of arms? When did the Olmedo family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Olmedo family history?The noble Spanish surname Olmedo is of locative origin, being derived from the topographic or man made feature where the initial bearer resided. In this case, Olmedo 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 Olmedo was used to identify a person who lived in a place where many elm trees grew.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Olmeda, Olmedo, Olmera, Olmo and others.
First found in the Spanish province of Valladolid, in the Castilla la Vieja.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olmedo research. Another 364 words(26 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olmedo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 56 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olmedo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Olmedo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Olmedo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olmedo 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.
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