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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.

Padro Early Origins



The surname Padro was first found in Galicia, in the northwestern corner of Spain.

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Padro Spelling Variations


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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.

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Padro Early History


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Padro Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Padro research. Another 675 words (48 lines of text) covering the years 1139, 1037 and 1200 are included under the topic Early Padro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Padro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Padro Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Padro 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 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; Antón Padrón sailed to New Orleans in 1848.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Padro (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Padro (post 1700)



  • Ramón Padró, Spanish painter
  • Gonzalo Padro (b. 1983), Argentine-born, Italian rugby player for Petrarca Padova

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Padro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Padro 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 4 July 2016 at 13:40.

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