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According to Spanish folklore, this name dates back to Roman times, when a knight named Ferráriz possessed a farm in Alicante. There was a stone was found on this land, that dates back to the time of the Romans, that was inscribed with the following words (translated from the Latin): "To Lucia Bebia, most noble Roman lady; Pardo, of Sagunto, with great fondness, in memory of our sincere friendship and loyalty."

Pardo Early Origins



The surname Pardo was first found in Castile, one of the northern kingdoms of medieval Christian Spain.

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Pardo Spelling Variations


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Pardo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pardo, Pardos, Pardillo and others.

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Pardo Early History


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Pardo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pardo research. Another 390 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1217 and 1871 are included under the topic Early Pardo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pardo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pardo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Pardo were Pedro Pardo y Cela, fifteenth century military officer and nobleman; sixteenth century Spanish politician Cardinal Juan Pardo de Tavera; Juan Pardo de Castro, seventeenth century Spanish political figure; Manuel Pardo, nineteenth century Peruvian statesman and businessman, elected...

Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pardo 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 were:

Pardo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Alonso Pardo, who sailed to America in 1512
  • Pedro Pardo sailed to America in 1514
  • Diego Pardo sailed to Peru in 1534
  • Silvestre Pardo sailed to Veragua in 1535
  • Bartolomé Pardo sailed to New Spain in 1537
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pardo Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Pardo, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682

Pardo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alvaro Pardo, who landed in America in 1811
  • Alonso Pardo, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Anton Pardo, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Rodrigo Pardo, who arrived in America in 1813
  • Pedro Pardo, who arrived in America in 1814
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pardo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pardo (post 1700)



  • James Ronald "Jimmy" Pardo Jr. (b. 1966), American stand-up comedian, actor, and host of the popular comedy podcast Never Not Funny
  • Dominick "Don" George Pardo (1918-2014), American legendary radio and television announcer, known for his work on Jeopardy! and Saturday Night Live (SNL), member of the Television Hall of Fame
  • James William Pardo, American engineer
  • Enrique Cal Pardo (1922-2016), Spanish Galician priest, teacher and writer, Professor of Theology at the Major Seminary of Mondoñedo (1946-1967)
  • Rubén Pardo Gutiérrez (b. 1992), Spanish footballer
  • Francisco Ugalde Pardo (b. 1903), Spanish chemist
  • Demetrio Mayoral Pardo, Mexican surgeon and professor
  • Laurent Pardo (1961-2016), French bass guitarist, violoncellist, and background singer
  • Luis Pardo Villalón (1882-1935), Chilean captain of the steam tug Yelcho which rescued the 22 stranded crewmen of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance from Elephant Island, Antarctica, in August 1916
  • Ruben Pardo (b. 1979), Mexican racecar driver
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
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    The Pardo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pardo 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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