Show ContentsPadron History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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 Padron, 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 Padron 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 Padron family

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

Early History of the Padron family

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Padron 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 Padron family

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Padron Ranking

In the United States, the name Padron is the 5,185th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States Padron migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Padron Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • José Padrón Vallano, who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1821
  • Antón Padrón, who sailed to New Orleans in 1848
  • Anto Padron, aged 43, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1848 [2]
  • Nicolas Padron, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1873 [2]
  • Nicolás Padrón, who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1873

Contemporary Notables of the name Padron (post 1700) +

  • Jennifer Padron, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996
  • Edward Padron, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012
  • Eduardo José Padrón (b. 1944), Cuban-born, American academic, President of Miami Dade College (1995-)
  • Justo Jorge Padrón (1943-2021), Spanish poet, essayist, and translator
  • José Padrón (1906-1944), Spanish footballer who played from 1928 to 1944, member of the Spain National Team (1929-1930)
  • Justo Jorge Padrón (b. 1943), Spanish poet, essayist, and translator
  • Bernardo Padrón, Venezuelan saxophonist and composer
  • José Orlando Padrón, Cuban founder of Piloto Cigars Inc. that produces the Padrón cigar brand in Nicaragua in 1964
  • Juan Padrón (b. 1947), Cuba's animation director, known for ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985), Más vampiros en La Habana (2003) and Quinoscopio 1 (1986)
  • Frank Padrón (b. 1958), Cuban film critic based in Havana
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. 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) on Facebook