Padro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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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. The original bearer of the name Padro, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Padro family originally lived in one of the various places named Padron in Spain. In Galicia, there is a village named Padron in the province of La Coruna.
Early Origins of the Padro family
The surname Padro was first found in Galicia, in the northwestern corner of Spain.
Early History of the Padro family
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Padro Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Padrón, Padron, Padrones, de Padrones, Padró, Padro, de Padrón, de Padron, del Padrón and many more.
Early Notables of the Padro family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Padro family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Diego de Padrones, who sailed to America in 1513. Nineteenth century migrants included José Padrón Vallano, who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1821.
Contemporary Notables of the name Padro (post 1700) +
- Eduardo Padro, American politician, Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District; Elected 2001
- Ramón Padró, Spanish painter
- Gonzalo Padro (b. 1983), Argentine-born, Italian rugby player for Petrarca Padova
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